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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 Police Department - CPDClarksville, 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 Police Chief Al Ansley, Lt Phil Ashby (Traffic Unit Supervisor), Sgt Johnny Ransdell (Traffic Unit Sgt), Sgt Bret Norfleet (Traffic Unit Sgt), and the CPD Traffic Unit Team.

Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley, Lt Phil Ashby (Traffic Unit Supervisor), Sgt Johnny Ransdell (Traffic Unit Sgt), Sgt Bret Norfleet (Traffic Unit Sgt), and the CPD Traffic Unit Team.

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from September 2nd & 3rd, 2016

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, 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 Police saturation patrol September 2nd & 3rd. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police saturation patrol September 2nd & 3rd. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from August 19th & 20th, 2016

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, 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.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol May 20th and 21st. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police saturation patrol May 20th and 21st. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Tennessee Highway Patrol asks everyone to practice 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 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.

School Kids getting on a bus.

School Kids getting on a bus.

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from May 20th & 21st, 2016

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, 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.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol May 20th and 21st. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police saturation patrol May 20th and 21st. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from May 13th & 14th, 2016

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on May 13th and May 14th, 2016, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 147 vehicles stopped and 138 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol May 13th and 14th. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police saturation patrol May 13th and 14th. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Multiple Shots Fired at Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Three juveniles and one adult have been taken into custody in connection with multiple shots being fired at a Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) Deputy.

While on patrol, Deputy Adam Liberatore noticed a suspicious vehicle parked at a church at the corner of Lock B Road and Hickory Point Road Friday night at 11:53pm. As he pulled into the church parking lot the vehicle drove off at a high rate of speed onto Lock B Road.

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from April 29th & 30th, 2016

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on April 29th and April 30th, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 224 vehicles stopped and 226 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

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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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