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Clarksville Police Department’s Traffic Unit gets Three Awards at 31st Tennessee Lifesavers Conference, 14th Law Enforcement Challenge

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department’s traffic unit has dedicated itself to making the roadways in Clarksville safer for it citizens.

The traffic unit’s hard work and efforts were recognized at the Tennessee Lifesavers Conference.

They were the recipients of three auspicious awards.

Clarksville Police Department's Traffic Unit earns Three Awards.

Clarksville Police Department’s Traffic Unit earns Three Awards.

Special Category Awards for Child Safety Seats and Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

The Clarksville Police Department was presented with two separate Special Category Awards.

Clarksville Police Department's Traffic Unit won the 2018 Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety Award.

Clarksville Police Department’s Traffic Unit won the 2018 Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety Award.

They were given awards for in recognition of their efforts to ramp up their education programs, public information campaigns, increased enforcement and focus on child safety seats and pedestrian and bicycle safety.

Clarksville Police Department's Traffic Unit won the 2018 Child Passenger Safety Award.

Clarksville Police Department’s Traffic Unit won the 2018 Child Passenger Safety Award.

The recognition of their efforts exemplifies the police department’s commitment to saving lives, reducing injuries, and educating our citizens.

 

2nd Place Law Enforcement Challenge in the 201-500 Sworn Officer Category

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.

Clarksville Police Department's Traffic Unit won 2nd Place Law Enforcement Challenge in the 201-500 Sworn Officer Category.

Clarksville Police Department’s Traffic Unit won 2nd Place Law Enforcement Challenge in the 201-500 Sworn Officer Category.

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. Clarksville Police Department is proud of its achievement as being a consistent winner in this category, taking three first place awards in 2013, 2014, 2015 and second place awards for 2016 and 2017.


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