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Clarksville’s New Providence Community Policing Center, Clarksville Police Department and APSU Officers give a Bicycle to a Family in Need


Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Monday, November 24th, 2014 at approximately 10:30am, Clarksville Police Officer Jeff Derico representing the New Providence Community Policing Center (NPCPC) presented a bicycle to Ms. Larissa Taylor, which is for her 17-year-old daughter, Tyler Yoho.

Officer Charyl Ramsey, from the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Campus Police, contacted Officer Derico to see if Taylor’s daughter qualified for a bicycle.

Clarksville Police Officer Jeff Derico and Ms. Larissa Taylor.

Clarksville Police Officer Jeff Derico and Ms. Larissa Taylor.

Officer Ramsey also represents Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clarksville, which is an organization involved in the success of the NPCPC.

After Officer Derico took Officer Ramsey’s inquiry through his proper Chain of Command and also his colleagues at the NPCPC, it was determined that Taylor and her daughter qualified for a bicycle.

Tyler’s main purpose for the bicycle is to go to the store and run various errands for her and her family. Taylor stated that their main source of transportation was their feet and the bus. She was very appreciative to the NPCPC for selecting her daughter and family to receive the bicycle.

Also, Tyler’s birthday is this coming Wednesday. So, the bicycle could not have come at a better time.




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