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Clarksville Police arrest two in morning shooting at BP

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On January 10th, 2014 the Clarksville Police Department along with the  Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, responded to a shooting that occurred at the BP (Kangaroo and The Pantry) on Lafayette Road and Ryder Avenue.

The suspects fled in their vehicle from the scene of the shooting. Deandre Lamar Lisenbee and Dekwon Malik Elleby of Clarksville have been arrested for the shooting. The investigating officer is Detective Thomas Tranberg.

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Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office Sponsors Click It and Ticket Teen Safety Belt Campaign

 

Program to Educate Teens on Importance of Buckling Up

Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, TN – Each year, dozens of Tennessee teens die in traffic crashes and many of those are not wearing safety belts. Traffic crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers.

The Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) wants to help save lives by encouraging more teens to wear their safety belts. The GHSO is partnering with State Farm Insurance, Jackson Area Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency (JACOA) and four Tennessee high schools to sponsor a program called Click It AND Ticket.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol encourages Back To School Safety

 

The Tennessee Highway PatrolNashville, TN – Tennessee Highway Patrol Colonel Tracy Trott is reminding motorists to exercise an abundance of caution in neighborhoods and around school zones during the upcoming 2013-2014 school year. State Troopers will target speeders, distracted drivers and those who disregard stopped school buses that are loading and unloading children.

State Troopers issued 5,247 citations in school zones during the 2012-2013 school year. That’s up from 3,856 citations issued in 2011-12. Last year’s citations included 759 speeding violations and two citations for passing a stopped school bus.

School Kids getting on a bus.

School Kids getting on a bus.

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Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office Teams Up with Law Enforcement for More Cops, More Stops

 

Campaign Aims to Save Lives on Tennessee Roadways

Tennessee Governor's Highway Safety OfficeNashville, TN – Law enforcement across the state will be out in force from July 18th to July 21st and from July 25th to July 28th for the final phase of the More Cops. More Stops. campaign to crack down on drivers who are speeding, drunk, distracted, or not wearing a seat belt.

Too many lives have been lost on Tennessee’s roadways as a result of basic traffic safety law violations.

Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office and Local Law Enforcement team up for for More Cops, More Stops. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office and Local Law Enforcement team up for for More Cops, More Stops. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security releases Memorial Day Holiday Statistics

 

Preliminary Figures Show Decline in Fatal Crashes

Tennessee Department of SafetyNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security and Tennessee Highway Patrol today announced a decline in traffic fatalities during this year’s Memorial Day holiday period.

Preliminary figures indicate eight people were killed in traffic crashes on state roadways during the 78-hour holiday enforcement, which ran from 6:00pm, Friday, May 24th through 11:59pm, Monday, May 27th. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office Partners with Law Enforcement

 

“More Cops. More Stops.” Campaign Aims to Save Lives on Tennessee Roadways

More Cops. More StopsNashville, TN – In an effort to save lives on Tennessee’s roadways, local law enforcement agencies across the state will be out in force beginning April 12th through April 15th, and from April 19th through April 22nd, as part of the “More Cops. More Stops.” campaign to crack down on drivers who are speeding, driving while under the influence or distracted, or not wearing seat belts.

Breaking traffic safety laws has deadly consequences. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Safety to begin Christmas Holiday Enforcement December 21st

 

Tennessee State Troopers Target Impaired Drivers and Seat Belt Offenders

Tennessee Department of SafetyNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security today announced a reminder that the Tennessee Highway Patrol will be out in force during the Christmas Holiday period to ensure travelers reach their destination safely.

Tennessee State Troopers will focus their attention on impaired driving and seat belt usage during the holiday, beginning at 12:01am on Friday, December 21st and ending at midnight on Tuesday, December 25th.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

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Tennessee Department of Health says Summer Seven can Destroy Good Health

 

Tennessee Department of HealthNashville, TN – While there are health challenges in every season, the summer months are loaded with potential risks and hazards that help fill up emergency rooms and generate unnecessary misery.

Most injuries and illnesses occurring from July through September can be avoided with a liberal application of prevention. «Read the rest of this article»

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Click It or Ticket Enforcement to Boost Seat Belt Use – Day and Night

 

Click it or TicketNashville, TN – Motorists who refuse to wear their seat belts – Beware! The 2012 Tennessee Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization kicks off today, May 11th to help save lives by cracking down on those who don’t buckle up. It will kick off nationally on May 21st, 2012.

The Governor’s Highway Safety Office is joining with other state and local law enforcement officers and highway safety advocates across the country to help save more lives by strongly enforcing seat belt laws around the clock. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police Department releases Names in fatal accident.

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville has recorded it’s first traffic fatality of 2012, after a violent head on crash occurred Friday in the 1500 block of Madison Street.

The driver of one of the two cars, 20 year old Tyler J. Head of Springfield died at the scene.  A passenger in his vehicle, 19 year old Lucas P. Haley, also of Springfield, is in critical but stable condition at a Nashville hospital.  The driver of the other vehicle, a Dodge Durango, named Vincent D. Clark of Clarksville, and a passenger in his vehicle, Denesha M. Clark were also injured.  Vincent Clark is in stable condition, while Denesha has been released.

Dodge Durango has a head on collision with a GMC Sierra on Madison street early Thursday morning. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Dodge Durango has a head on collision with a GMC Sierra on Madison street early Thursday morning. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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