Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department’s newest Police Service Dogs, Koda and Leo were presented with their own personalized badges. The idea for the badges was the brain-child of Captain Craig Gipson, Special Operations Commander.
Officer Kendrick Harris is the handler for KODA and Officer Mark Wilson is the handler for LEO.
Clarksville, TN – According to witness accounts, a group of acquaintances were playing cards inside a residence at 11 Avalon Street. One of the men, Danny McDaniel, 31, had a handgun in his possession.
While handling the firearm, Danny McDaniel accidentally discharged the firearm. The bullet went through his left hand and then struck Kyle Drum, 19, in the right hip area.
Woman Robbed after She finished Washing her Car
Clarksville, TN – Around 4:40 pm today, a woman was robbed while at National Carwash, 2305 Madison Street.
A 57 year old woman had finished washing her vehicle at the carwash, when a man wearing a red bandana over his face approached her and demanded money. He made an indication as though he had a handgun but never displayed it. She attempted to walk away from the man but he followed echoing his demand for money. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – On August 30th, 2012, around 8:49am, Clarksville Police were called to 111 ½ Riverview Drive in reference to a man shot inside of the residence.
When officers arrived, they found a 24 year old man on the floor who had been shot in the neck, conscious and breathing. The man was taken to Vanderbilt by Lifeflight in stable condition.
Clarksville, TN – Captain Craig Gipson says he’s been in a uniform since he was seventeen, so it was only natural that when he left military service after a twelve year career, that he would become a cop.
Now, as commander of the Clarksville Police Department’s “Special Operations” unit, Gipson is responsible for everything from drugs and homicide to domestic violence and crisis negotiation. In an interview on “Clarksville in Review” on 1400am «Read the rest of this article», Gipson talked about his department.
Clarksville, TN – On May 1st, 2012, Clarksville Police Department’s Police Service Dogs were presented with their own personalized badges. The idea was the brain-child of Capt Craig Gipson, Special Operations Commander.
When Officer Joey Scruggs’, retired Police Service Dog, “Q” passed away, Captain Gipson came up with the idea of a departmental badge for the department’s Police Service Dogs since they are, essentially, the K-9 handlers law enforcement partner.
Clarksville Police Advises Caution when Approaching or Assisting a Stranger
Clarksville, TN – On April 25th, around 10:30pm, a woman called Clarksville Police to report that her 16 year old daughter did not return home from an evening church service and was missing and there were people out looking for her.
While officers were meeting with the mother to take a report, one of the people who had been looking for the missing teenager found her vehicle in a field off of the 2200 block of Allen-Griffey Road. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Police have very few solid details on a shooting which took place in the area of Cobalt Drive around 8:45pm, March 26th, 2012.
There were multiple calls to the 911 center, each one detailing different events occurring within minutes of each other. The 911 call takers were told that shots were fired and a vehicle had crashed in the area of 2800 Cobalt Drive. Another call said that a man who had been shot was behind an apartment building in the 200 block of Terminal Road.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police K-9 unit returned from North Carolina with a whole lot of training and renewed motivation. There are now have Four officers on the street with their K-9 partners and a supervisor that has high expectations for the unit.
They are proactive and doing good things with their new or finely honed skills.
Man and K-9 worked in concert to locate and take a “Frequent Flier” vehicle burglar into custody.
Clarksville, TN – On November 30th, 2011, around 3:45pm, officers responded to the scene of a vehicle burglary that had just occurred in the parking lot of 1823 Madison Street.
A witness inside of a business saw a man open an unlocked car door and take items from the vehicle. When the witness went outside, the man saw her and took off running.
She got into a truck with a coworker of hers and tried to follow the suspect to see where he was running. She lost sight of him after he ran through some yards on Valley Road and Merritt Drive.
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