CPD wins award for Agencies with Between 201-500 Sworn Officers Three Years in a Row (2016)
Clarksville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO), 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 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 three years in a row.
The Clarksville Police Department also received special category wins for both Speed Awareness and Impaired Driving Awareness.
The Clarksville Police Department is dedicated and committed to continuing its efforts in saving lives and reducing injuries through traffic safety enforcement and by educating its citizens.
CPD Traffic Unit Officers Jennifer Szczerbiak and John Reyes were responsible for gathering the data included in the CPD Challenge Book. The CPD Challenge Book consists of details and statistics of all the events and activities in which the Traffic Unit was involved.
The award presentation took place on Friday September 9th, 2016.