Topic: Tennessee Department of Corrections
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Democratic lawmakers say fights at the Morgan County Correctional Facility Tuesday morning were apparently much worse than reported by the Department of Corrections.
Two officers were seriously injured in what they described as several fights that broke out at the facility. One officer sustained a broken orbital socket, broken nose, cracked thumb and 12 stitches in his lip. He has been identified as Sgt. David “Woody” Garrett.
Tennessee Representatives John Mark Windle and Mike Stewart ask Department of Corrections for Answers
Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Representatives John Mark Windle (D-Livingston) and Mike Stewart (D-Nashville) say a Corrections Department presentation made last week to lawmakers raises questions about what Correctional Officers say are often crippling consequences of staff shortages.
The presentation showed that assaults are down in prisons across Tennessee, but the officers refute this, saying non-injury officer assaults are actually being re-classified as “staff/inmate provocations” to make the Department’s numbers look better. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – On September 22nd, 2014, Clarksville Police Officer Melissa Spielhagen responded to a crash on Tiny Town Road. A bicyclist, Vince A. Freeman was struck by an unknown vehicle and died from his injuries. The unknown vehicle left the scene of the collision.
Phyllis L. Taylor, 53 from Clarksville, was charged and arrested on September 24th, 2014 with killing bicyclist Vince A. Freeman, 22-year-old from Clarksville.
Biggest-ever National Wear Red Day features buildings, people, places going red for women’s heart health; many local activities coming
Nashville, TN – The Middle Tennessee skyline will take on a special heartwarming red glow next Friday.
Twenty-two local buildings will be lighting up red as part of the 12th annual National Wear Red Day on Friday, February 6th, as part of the biggest Go Red celebration ever in Middle Tennessee. This icon day of the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement is the day when everyone Goes Red across the nation to support women’s fight against heart disease, their No. 1 killer.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has a new fugitive on TBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted list, Nathan Lennon McCollum of Sevierville, TN.
Nathan McCollum is wanted by the Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) for a Violation of Probation for Attempted Aggravated Kidnapping, Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon, Violation of an Order of Protection, several counts of theft and traffic charges.
Clarksville, TN – On Monday, January 27th, 10:00am – 1:00pm, the Operation Defiance Goodwill Career Solutions at New Providence Community Policing Center will be hosting a Job Fair.
The New Providence Community Policing Center is located at 640 Providence Boulevard, Clarksville.
Clarksville, TN – Sixty inmates of the State of Tennessee’s Department of Corrections were transferred from the Montgomery County Jail to a state facility last week, said Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson.
“This drops our Tennessee Department of Corrections populations to 96, and represents a significant savings to our local taxpayers,” said Fuson. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – On Friday, November 15th, 2013, from 10:00am to 1:00pm, the New Providence Community Policing Center (NPCPC) is hosting a Job Fair. There are multiple employers that will be attending this event.
Bring your résumé, photo ID, and Social Security card or birth certificate. Dress for success. Be prepared to complete job applications and to interview.
Tennessee Department of Children’s Services Three Branches Institute Addresses Child Safety, Juvenile Justice
Initiative aligns work of the executive, legislative and judicial branches
Nashville, TN – During the coming year, the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services will continue the Three Branches Institute, an initiative bringing together members of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches to work with the department on strengthening the state’s child protection and juvenile justice systems.
“For Tennessee to have a strong and effective system of children’s services, the three branches of government must have a clear vision on the mission of the services, and confidence that the services are generating desired outcomes,” said DCS Commissioner Jim Henry. «Read the rest of this article»
House Bill 1117/Senate Bill 1200 Adding Offenses To the Victims Compensation Fund
Nashville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts from House District 67 generously takes the time to provides the readers of Clarksville Online with updates on issues which are currently on the legislative agenda for the Tennessee House of Representatives which may be of interest to the residents of Clarksville-Montgomery County.
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