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Clarksville Police Department warns Clarksvillians of the Dangers of Leaving Children and Pets in Unattended Vehicles

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – With the summer heat in full gear, it is necessary to address leaving children and pets in unattended vehicles that are not running. It takes a matter of minutes for the inside of a car to heat up and become deadly for a child or animal.

According to a 2012 article by Melissa Crumish, from the DMV, “since 1998, 529 children have died in the United States from hyperthermia (heat stroke) after being left inside unattended vehicles. (http://www.dmv.org/articles/safety-laws-on-children-pets-and-vehicles/#sthash.JajE2qnX.dpuf).”

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2016 Legislative Session of the 109th Tennessee General Assembly report

 

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – The 109th Tennessee General Assembly adjourned on April 22nd, 2016 to become a part of Tennessee history with passage of major legislation to reduce crime, cut tax burdens, spur job growth, accelerate the state’s success in K-12 education, boost the number of college graduates, curb drug abuse and curtail drunk driving.

State lawmakers also passed significant legislation to ease traffic congestion, reduce child abuse, aid farmers, increase access to healthcare and medication, increase voter participation and provide a safer environment for the elderly.

Following, please find a copy of some of the highlights of this year’s legislative action.

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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Clarksville Police Department reminds Citizens not to leave Children and Pets in Unattended Vehicles

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – With the summer heat in full gear, it is necessary to address leaving children and pets in unattended vehicles that are not left running. It takes a matter of minutes for the inside of a car to heat up and become deadly to a child or animal.

According to a 2012 article by Melissa Crumish, from the DMV, “since 1998, 529 children have died in the United States from hyperthermia (heat stroke) after being left in unattended vehicles.”

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Clarksville Police charge Timothy Decent with Animal Cruelty

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 at 1:41pm, an Officer from the Clarksville Police Department observed a foal hanging from a tree on the 2000 block of Whitfield Road. Officer Lisa Reed wrote a continuation about this call.

She spoke with the UT Montgomery County Agricultural Agent, and on Thursday, March 13th, 2014, he met her at the property where the horses are located. The agent said that the white mare with brown spots is in poor condition and emaciated.

Timothy Decent has been charged with Cruelty to Animals. «Read the rest of this article»

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Soldiers in Iraq shoot dog

 

Dog shot by SoldiersI was browsing both You Tube and Google video for interesting videos to share with the readers of this site when I stumbled across this one. 

It shows a army patrol in Iraq and a doctor accompanying them shoots a dog, which he claimed was coming at him. The commentator in the video disagreed, and he also states that several of the soldiers were disgusted with the incident and one asked:

What’s the doctor doing out here, with a gun!

I personally think this is sad incident and, and can not help but to wonder how much this and other similar incidents reflects on us as a people, and on us as a nation in the eyes of the Iraqi citizens. «Read the rest of this article»

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