Clarksville, TN – On Friday, April 7th through Saturday, April 8th, 2017 between the hours of 8:00pm and 4:00am, the Clarksville Police Department and Tennessee Highway Patrol conducted a DUI Checkpoint and saturation patrol to find and remove impaired drivers from the streets of Clarksville.
During this time, there were 97 vehicles stopped and 149 individuals charged.
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, April 8th, 2017, around 3:39pm, K-9 Officer Josh Swaffer stopped a car for squealing tires and speeding in the area of Oak and E Street.
The car was being driven by a 15 year old male juvenile without a permit or driver’s license. There was an adult passenger in the front seat of the vehicle who had allowed the juvenile to drive the vehicle; there were also other male juvenile passengers, 15 and 16 years old, in the vehicle.
Knoxville, TN – A new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that 88 percent of young millennials engaged in at least one risky behavior behind the wheel in the past 30 days, earning the top spot of worst behaved U.S. drivers.
These dangerous behaviors ― which increase crash risk ― included texting while driving, red-light running and speeding.
Montgomery County, TN – On the morning of January 24th, 2017, Sergeant James Derico observed a vehicle on Rossview Road traveling twenty miles per hour over the speed limit. Derico initiated a traffic stop in the 2900 block of International Boulevard.
Sgt. Derico learned that the driver, Michael Anthony Olds, 25, had felony warrants on file for aggravated burglary and possession of a firearm during a felony. Those charges stemmed from a home invasion in Clarksville last year.
Clarksville Police Department Checkpoint and Saturation Patrol Statistics from December 30th and 31st
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted Checkpoint and impaired driving saturation patrols on December 30th and 31st, 2016, which were partially funded by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office.
During this time, there were 183 vehicles stopped and 173 individuals charged.
Clarksville Police Department’s Traffic Unit Takes First Place in Tennessee Law Enforcement Challenge
CPD wins award for Agencies with Between 201-500 Sworn Officers Three Years in a Row (2016)
Clarksville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO), 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, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired driving saturation patrols on September 2nd and 3rd, 2016, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.
Total number of vehicles through the Checkpoint (400 block of Dover Road) from September 2nd, 2016 11:00pm to September 3rd, 2016 1:00am were 327. Saturation patrols took place in the City of Clarksville from 2:00am until 4:00am.
During this time, there were 238 vehicles stopped and 229 individuals charged.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired driving saturation patrols on August 19th and 20th, 2016, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.
Total number of vehicles through the Checkpoint (Hwy 48/13) from August 19th, 2016 11:00pm to August 20th, 2016 1:00am were 403.
During this time, there were 257 vehicles stopped and 238 individuals charged.
Nashville, 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 2016-2017 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.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted checkpoint and impaired saturation patrols on May 20th and May 21st, 2016, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.
Total number of vehicles through the Checkpoint (US 41-A & State line) from May 20th, 2016 11:00pm to May 21st, 2016 1:00am were 437.
During this time, there were 234 vehicles stopped and 237 individuals charged.
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