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Clarksville Police Department Honored with Multiple Awards at 27th Annual Tennessee Lifesavers Conference

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO), 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.

The Clarksville Police Department’s Traffic Unit.
The Clarksville Police Department’s Traffic Unit.

The Law Enforcement Challenge provides law enforcement agencies with an opportunity to make a significant difference in the communities they serve.

The program format allows for agencies to learn from one another and establish goals in traffic safety enforcement and education. Ultimately, the Law Enforcement Challenge is about saving lives and reducing injuries.

After a lengthy application process, the Clarksville Police Department placed 1st in the Tennessee Law Enforcement Challenge for Agencies with Between 201-500 Sworn Officers.

The Clarksville Police Department also received special category wins for both Speed Awareness and Impaired Driving Awareness. The Clarksville Police Department was also recognized at the conference for placing 3rd in the category of Municipal Agencies with 251 or More Sworn Officers in the IACP National Law Enforcement Challenge.

The 4 Awards presented to the CPD.
The 4 Awards presented to the CPD.

The Clarksville Police Department is dedicated, committed, and it will continue its efforts in saving lives and reducing injuries through traffic safety enforcement and by educating its citizens.

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