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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from March 19th, 2016

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on March 19th, 2016, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 93 vehicles stopped and 90 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol to increase Enforcement during Christmas Holiday

 

Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security and Department of Transportation stress positive impact of Increasing Seat Belt Fines

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – Commissioner Bill Gibbons of the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security (TDOS&HS), Colonel Tracy Trott of the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer and Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) Director Kendell Poole called the increase in seat belt fines an effective additional tool to curb traffic fatalities in the state.

As of January 1st, 2016 the fine for seat belt violations will more than double. The fine for a first offense seat belt violation will be raised to $25.00 and the second and subsequent offense will be $50.00.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from September 4th – 5th, 2015

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on September 4th and September 5th, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 162 vehicles stopped and 145 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

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Clarksville Police Department takes First Place in the Tennessee Law Enforcement Challenge

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO), the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police (TACP), and the Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association (TSA) have joined forces to strengthen and support traffic enforcement nationwide by providing the Law Enforcement Challenge program, an innovative program designed to stimulate traffic law enforcement activities.

The program targets three major traffic safety priorities: occupant protection, impaired driving, and speeding.

Clarksville Police Department comes in 1st for Agencies with Between 201-500 Sworn Officers Two Years in a Row (2015)

Clarksville Police Department comes in 1st for Agencies with Between 201-500 Sworn Officers Two Years in a Row (2015)

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Allstate Insurance says Parent’s Distracted Driving Habits Influence Teens behind the Wheel

 

New report shows teens’ distracted driving not necessarily the problem after all

Allstate InsuranceNashville, TN – A new report from The Allstate Foundation unveiled some new information about teen driving habits. The report shows that not only are many parents unaware that their teens are speeding, driving distracted or while under the influence, they may be learning these habits directly from their parents.

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from August 7th – August 8th, 2015

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired driving saturation patrols on August 7th and August 8th, 2015 which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

The Clarksville Police Department along with the Tennessee Highway Patrol also conducted a Seat Belt Checkpoint on Kraft Street at Frosty Morn Drive on August 7th, 2015 (10:00pm to 11:30pm), with 430 vehicles passing through the Checkpoint.

During this time, there were 195 vehicles stopped and 161 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol Encourages School Zone Safety

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is urging motorists to utilize extra caution in school zones, around school buses and in neighborhoods during the 2015-16 school year.

State Troopers will work to raise school safety awareness, and target traffic violators, specifically those who speed in school zones, drive distracted and disregard stopped school buses that are loading and unloading children.

School Kids getting on a bus.

School Kids getting on a bus.

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TBI Top Ten Most Wanted fugitive Benjamin Brewer arrested Friday night in Kentucky

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – A man who was added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top Ten Most Wanted list on Thursday was taken into custody tonight in Lexington, Kentucky.

Benjamin Scott Brewer, 39, was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Service and the Lexington Police Department at the Hamburg Shopping Plaza in Lexington.

Brewer was wanted by the TBI, the U.S. Marshals Service and the Chattanooga Police Department stemming from an indictment handed down by the Hamilton County Grand Jury on August 3rd.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation reports Benjamin Scott Brewer now in custody.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation reports Benjamin Scott Brewer now in custody.

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TBI adds Benjamin Brewer, Charged in Deadly I-75 Crash, to Top Ten Most Wanted

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has a new addition to the state’s ‘Top 10 Most Wanted’ list: Benjamin Scott Brewer of London, Kentucky.

Brewer is wanted by the Chattanooga Police Department, the U.S. Marshals Service, and the TBI stemming from an indictment by the Hamilton County Grand Jury this week, charging Brewer with six counts of Vehicular Homicide, four counts of Reckless Aggravated Assault, one count of DUI by Impairment of Narcotics, one count of Speeding, and one count of False Report of Duty Status.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation puts Benjamin Scott Brewer on Top Ten Most Wanted List

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation puts Benjamin Scott Brewer on Top Ten Most Wanted List

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from July 31st – August 1st, 2015

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on July 31st and August 1st, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 141 vehicles stopped and 109 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

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