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Clarksville Police Department earns CALEA Reaccreditation

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department has earned its fourth consecutive seal of approval from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, a leading credentialing body dedicated to developing and maintaining law enforcement standards.

CALEA accreditation is a rigorous process designed to strengthen accountability, both within the agency and the community, by meeting high standards that clearly define police authority, performance and responsibilities.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, left, Clarksville Police Sgt. Charles Gill, the department’s accreditation manager, and Clarksville Police Chief David Crockarell gathered to celebrate the department’s reaccreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts, left, Clarksville Police Sgt. Charles Gill, the department’s accreditation manager, and Clarksville Police Chief David Crockarell gathered to celebrate the department’s reaccreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.

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David Crockarell sworn in as new Clarksville Police Chief

 

Clarksville Mayor swears in new chief, bids farewell to Ansley

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – David Crockarell, a 25-year veteran of the Clarksville Police Department, was sworn in as the city’s 17th Chief of Police Tuesday, July 1st, 2020 in a ceremony that included a warm farewell to retiring Chief Al Ansley and a series of promotions within the department.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Cynthia Pitts congratulate new Clarksville Police Chief David Crockarell and his wife, Lori, (center) after the swearing in ceremony Tuesday morning at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center. City officials and Clarksville Police also said farewell to retiring Chief Al Ansley.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Cynthia Pitts congratulate new Clarksville Police Chief David Crockarell and his wife, Lori, (center) after the swearing in ceremony Tuesday morning at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center. City officials and Clarksville Police also said farewell to retiring Chief Al Ansley.

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Clarksville Police Department reviews Use-Of-Force, Anti-Bias Procedures

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Department (CPD) leaders have presented Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts with a “top-to-bottom review” of the Department’s processes and protocols regarding arrests, use of force and police-bias prevention.

Mayor Pitts asked for the review this week in the wake of the May 25th, 2020 death of George Floyd while in the custody of the Minneapolis Police Department.

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts says Clarksville Police Department sets a High Standard of Excellence

Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts says Clarksville Police Department sets a High Standard of Excellence

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Clarksville City Council affirms Police Chief, Director of Audit

 

Deputy Chief David Crockarell chosen to lead Clarksville Police Department

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – On Thursday, May 7th, 2020, the Clarksville City Council approved Thursday two new department heads appointed by Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts.

(L to R) Newly appointed Clarksville Police Chief David Crockarell and Department of Internal Audit Director Stephanie Fox.

(L to R) Newly appointed Clarksville Police Chief David Crockarell and Department of Internal Audit Director Stephanie Fox.

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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts announces David Crockarell as his choice for Police Chief

 

Clarksville City Council asked to promote Deputy Chief David Crockarell

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts has chosen Deputy Police Chief David Crockarell, a 25-year veteran of the department, to succeed Chief Al Ansley as the leader of the Clarksville Police Department.

“David Crockarell worked his way up in the department, and was recommended by Chief Al Ansley, which certainly carries a lot of weight. In conversations within the department and the community, he clearly emerged as the No. 1 choice,” Mayor Pitts said.

Clarksville Deputy Police Chief David Crockarell

Clarksville Deputy Police Chief David Crockarell

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Clarksville Police Officers to begin wearing Face Protection

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Clarksville Police Department (CPD) officers will start wearing cloth face masks when dealing with the public as an added safety measure amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

“We see this as an additional layer of protection for the public,” Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley said Friday, April 3rd, 2020. “We have to approach people, and we want them to feel comfortable about interacting with our officers.”

Clarksville Police Officers will have Masks in place when dealing with the Public due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Clarksville Police Officers will have Masks in place when dealing with the Public due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Clarksville Police Department to enforce Executive Order, Emergency Order

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) and Clarksville Police Department CPD) strongly encourage all citizens of Montgomery County to follow all Executive and Emergency Orders from the Tennessee Governor and City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Mayors.

Pursuant to the authority in TCA 58-2-107 the governor or the governor’s designee may declare a state of emergency or a disaster declaration by executive order or proclamation.

Executive and Emergency Orders from the Tennessee Governor and City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Mayors to be enforced by Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and the Clarksville Police Department.

Executive and Emergency Orders from the Tennessee Governor and City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Mayors to be enforced by Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and the Clarksville Police Department.

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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts renews call for School-Zone Safety

 

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office to support City enforcement efforts

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – In response to a plea for help from Mayor Joe Pitts, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office has agreed to join with Clarksville Police to step up traffic enforcement in and around school zones.

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

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Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley set to retire June 30th

 

Clarksville leader completing 33-year career with Police Department

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Chief Alonzo “Al” Ansley, who rose through the ranks of the Clarksville Police Department to earn the City’s “Top Cop” position in 2007, announced he will retire June 30th, 2020.

“I love and am proud of this great department and consider myself honored to serve a community that is so supportive of law enforcement,” Ansley said.

Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley

Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley

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Clarksville Police Department now fully deploying Body Worn Cameras

 

Clarksville Chief of Police and 290 Officers now using Body Worn Cameras

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department has reached full deployment of its body-worn camera program.

All 291 sworn law enforcement officers, including the Chief of Police, are using the body worn cameras during law enforcement-related interactions with the public. Some administrative staff positions that do not have daily public interaction will not be issued BWCs.

The Clarksville Police Department remained on track with its implementation program since the receipt of a federal grant and matching City funding in 2017.

Clarksville Police Officer Victoria Crosby wears a body-worn camera in the middle of her torso. The camera joins an array of other equipment and tools mounted on her uniform. (CPD)

Clarksville Police Officer Victoria Crosby wears a body-worn camera in the middle of her torso. The camera joins an array of other equipment and tools mounted on her uniform. (CPD)

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