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Clarksville Police release Hands Across the Border Checkpoint/Saturation Patrols results

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville TN – On May 18th, 2018 between the hours of 8:00pm and 4:00am, the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Kentucky State Police, Christian County Sheriff’s Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Hopkinsville Police Department, Clarksville Police Department, and several other law enforcement agencies conducted a DUI Checkpoint/saturation patrol on US41-A near the Tennessee/Kentucky State line.

Saturation patrol.

Saturation patrol.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol seeks information on Dickson County Fatal Hit and Run Crash involving Pedestrian

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is seeking the public’s assistance that may aid in the investigation of a fatal hit-and-run crash in Dickson County. In the early hours of April 14th, 2018, preliminary information indicates a silver or grey Honda Civic, model years 1996-1998 was traveling North on Highway 46 around 4:30am-5:00am when the vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian.

The vehicle has damage to the right front corner of the vehicle. It’s missing the right side of the front bumper and may have damage to its hood, fender, and headlight with possible damage to the windshield as well.

The car in this photo may resemble the vehicle, but it is possible the car was a two door.

The car in this photo may resemble the vehicle, but it is possible the car was a two door.

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Law Enforcement Agencies crack down on Distracted Driving in Clarksville

 

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Several law enforcement agencies including Tennessee Highway Patrol, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, and Clarksville Police Department kicked off the month with a Joint Distracted Driving Enforcement Operation in Clarksville on April 5th.

A van, manned with law enforcement, drove around the city looking for distracted drivers and other traffic violations.

A Clarksville Police Officer with someone pulled over for Distracted Driving. (Doug Burgess)

A Clarksville Police Officer with someone pulled over for Distracted Driving. (Doug Burgess)

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Clarksville Police reports Sinkhole on Interstate 24 has eastbound lanes closed

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police report that sinkhole activity has created a depression in a portion of the roadway near Mile Marker Nine on Interstate 24 in Montgomery County. Traffic is backed up about two miles.

Only one of three lanes of traffic is currently shut down, but all three lanes will be closed and all Eastbound traffic will be stopped as soon as heavy repair equipment arrives.

A sinkhole has formed on Interstate 24 causing slow traffic in the eastbound lanes. (CPD Officer Brooke Hagewood)

A sinkhole has formed on Interstate 24 causing slow traffic in the eastbound lanes. (CPD Officer Brooke Hagewood)

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Tennessee Highway Patrol Reminds Motorists to Make Safe Choices During the St. Patrick’s Day Holiday

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) reminds motorists to buckle up and drive sober during the St. Patrick’s Day holiday. 

State troopers will utilize traffic safety enforcement tools including saturation patrols and sobriety and seat belt checkpoints, to help reduce serious injury and fatal crashes during the holiday weekend. 

The St. Patrick’s Day holiday enforcement period starts at midnight, Saturday, March 17th, and ends on March 18th at 11:59pm.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

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Tennessee Emergency Management Agency releases Severe Weather update

 

Tennessee Emergency Management AgencyNashville, TN – A powerful storm front moved across Tennessee on Saturday, February 24th, 2018, and produced localized flooding, lightning impacts, and unconfirmed reports of tornado touchdowns.  Several Tennessee counties have rescued individuals from damaged structures and transported those with injuries. 

The State Emergency Operations Center in Nashville is activated at a Level 4 – Elevated status and staffed with Emergency Service Coordinators from many State of Tennessee departments with personnel providing direct assistance to the impacted counties.

Debris is strewn throughout the neighborhood Sunday morning after a fierce storm hit Saturday night in the Farmington subdivision. (Lacy Atkins/The Tennessean via USA TODAY NETWORK)

Debris is strewn throughout the neighborhood Sunday morning after a fierce storm hit Saturday night in the Farmington subdivision. (Lacy Atkins/The Tennessean via USA TODAY NETWORK)

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Clarksville Police releases Saturation Patrol results from February 9th-11th

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Department’s Traffic Enforcement Unit and Patrol Officers had a busy weekend charging 12 people with DUI, February 9th-11th, 2018.

Five were charged after traffic crashes, three were charged when a driver was found asleep or passed out at the wheel on the roadway or drive thru, one driver ran over a curb, two were traffic infractions—speeding and failure to obey traffic signal, and in one incident the driver almost hit several cars.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

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Clarksville Police releases DUI Checkpoint and Saturation Patrol results from January 26th-27th

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On January 26th, 2018 – January 27th, 2018 between the hours of 8:00pm and 4:00am, the Clarksville Police Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office conducted a DUI checkpoint and saturation patrols to find and remove impaired drivers from the streets of Clarksville.

During this time, there were 169 charges issued.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

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Clarksville Police Department to take part in Tennessee Highway Safety Office’s Safe Campaign

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for its fifth annual Seatbelts Are For Everyone (S.A.F.E.) campaign.

This statewide initiative is designed to increase seatbelt usage and child passenger safety restraint usage through the implementation of occupant-protection programs, public events, and checkpoints throughout local communities across Tennessee.

Buckle Up in your Truck

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Tennessee Highway Patrol Aviation Locates Missing Hikers

 

Rugged Terrain and Sub-Freezing Temperatures Prevented Ground Search

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPKnoxville, TN – On Sunday January 14th, 2018 National Park Service (NPS) Assistant Chief Anthony Garner contacted the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Knoxville District Emergency Regional Dispatch Center and requested THP aviation to assist with the search for a missing husband and wife, along with their dog who went for a hike in the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area (NRRA) in Scott County.

The couple contacted their daughter on Saturday night advising they were lost and unable to find their vehicle.

Tennessee Highway Patrol Aviation searching for missing hikers.

Tennessee Highway Patrol Aviation searching for missing hikers.

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