Police department’s Operation Turnaround Olympics kicked off Friday

The Clarksville Police Department’s Operation Turnaround Olympics kicked off with opening ceremonies at McGregor Park in Clarksville on Friday.

“Operation Turn Around targets troubled youth and gets them involved in a myriad of different programs. The group sponsors many different programs such as: youth football teams, basketball, cooking, sewing classes, auto body painting and repairs, mentoring classes, and the list goes on. The purpose of the program is to provide life skills to the participants, as well as positive role models to influence their lives.”

Sponsors, Police Officials, and Operation Turnaround staff with two of the Olympics participants