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We’ll Protect America’s Suburbs

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “The crime and chaos in Democrat-run cities have gotten so bad that liberals are even getting out of Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Rather than rethink their destructive policies, the left wants to make sure there is no escape,”

President Donald Trump and Housing & Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson write in The Wall Street Journal.

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Clarksville Crime Stoppers installs first Information Kiosks

 

Colorful Screens offer Interactive Crime-Fighting Messages

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Clarksville Crime Stoppers, a cooperative program that involves citizens, media and police agencies in the fight against crime, has installed the first of five information kiosks to aid the organization’s outreach to the community.

Clarksville Crime Stoppers has installed its first information kiosks at the Transit Center on Legion Street to aid the organization’s outreach to the community. The group plans to add  more kiosks at the County Courts Center, at APSU and at two Walmarts. Joining in the unveiling of the kiosk, from left, are Crime Stoppers Treasurer Deanna McLaughlin, CPD Officer Roger Carroll, Crime Stoppers President Bill Summers, Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and CTS Director Paul Nelson.

Clarksville Crime Stoppers has installed its first information kiosks at the Transit Center on Legion Street to aid the organization’s outreach to the community. The group plans to add more kiosks at the County Courts Center, at APSU and at two Walmarts. Joining in the unveiling of the kiosk, from left, are Crime Stoppers Treasurer Deanna McLaughlin, CPD Officer Roger Carroll, Crime Stoppers President Bill Summers, Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and CTS Director Paul Nelson.

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Shootings, Other Crimes Spike in the Poorest Neighborhoods When Cops Pull Back

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “If there’s one lesson from the unrest and anti-police agitation in the wake of the killing of George Floyd, it’s that poor minorities living in distressed neighborhoods pay the highest price—in fear and in blood—when the cops retreat and the worst elements feel emboldened,” Rich Lowry writes in National Review.
 
“The spikes in shootings in cities around the country haven’t taken place in high-end neighborhoods . . . No, they blight the most marginal neighborhoods and make everyday life a hazard for people who have no option but to live in a tough place.”

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President Donald Trump’s remarks on Rolling Back Regulations to Help All Americans

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Hello, everybody. (Applause.) Thank you. Thank you very much, everybody. Please. That’s a nice crowd on a nice, cool day. (Laughter.) It’s beautiful, though. Might be hot, but it’s beautiful.

We’re here today to celebrate and expand our historic campaign to rescue American workers from job-killing regulations. Before I came into office, American workers were smothered by a merciless avalanche of wasteful and expensive and intrusive federal regulation.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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First Lady Melania Trump Makes Surprise Visit, Delivers Box Lunches to Women and Children’s Shelter

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “Melania Trump made a surprise visit and delivered box lunches on Thursday to a women and children’s shelter in Washington, D.C.,” Katie Jerkovich reports for The Daily Caller.
 
“It is important that, even in these challenging times, we find ways to help and connect with people and acknowledge the important work that is being done in countless communities across the United States,” the First Lady said.

U.S. First Lady Melania Trump

U.S. First Lady Melania Trump

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Clarksville Police report Two Dead in Domestic Homicide

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On April 14th, 2020, Clarksville Police Officers responded to a residence on Claystone Court after being called for a welfare check at approximately 07:35am. Officers discovered two deceased individuals at the residence.

The preliminary investigation appears to be a domestic situation and police are not seeking any suspects.

Clarksville Police Discover Two Deceased at Claystone Court residence.

Clarksville Police Discover Two Deceased at Claystone Court residence.

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Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts asks everyone to help battle crime

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – With recent outbreak of violence in the city, Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts is asking all citizens to help Clarksville Police prevent and solve homicides and other violent crimes in Clarksville.

“We have already seen 10 homicides so far in 2019,” Mayor Pitts said. “While the Clarksville Police Department has been effective in solving many of these crimes, we need the public’s help to ensure criminals are caught quickly and brought to justice.”

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

City of Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts

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TBI releases new report on Tennessee Firearm-Related Crime

 

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released a report today detailing the nature and volume of reported firearms-related crime across the state over a four-year period.

The report, “Firearm Violence in Tennessee: 2013-2016,” utilizes data submitted by the state’s law enforcement agencies through the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS).

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2017 Tennessee Legislative First Session Final Report – Part 8

 

Written by Curtis Johnson
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – The first session of the 110th Tennessee General Assembly adjourned on May 10th, 2017, after passing major legislation that will benefit Tennesseans for generations to come. This is Part 8 of a 12 Part report.

This includes a measure making Tennessee the first state in the nation to offer all adults without a degree tuition-free access to community college; a new law rebuilding a safe and reliable transportation network, while reallocating revenues to maximize taxpayers’ return on that investment; and a bill which provides a responsible path to improve access to broadband through investment, deregulation, and education. 

Action in the General Assembly also included passage of a balanced budget which takes on no new debt, as well as legislation protecting the elderly, enhancing the state’s robust job growth, cracking down on crime, and boosting efforts as the fastest improving state in the nation in K-12 student achievement.  Following is a report on key legislation passed this year.

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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TBI reports Robertson County Fugitive Joe Anthony Mercado Ortiz Captured

 

Ortiz Nabbed after 11 Years on the Run

Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationNashville, TN – An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the coordinated intelligence efforts from multiple other agencies has resulted in the arrest of a fugitive who has eluded capture for over a decade.

In November 2005, detectives with the Springfield Police Department obtained warrants charging a man, who used the false identity of Joe Anthony Mercado Ortiz, with 4 counts of Child Rape and 5 counts of Aggravated Sexual Battery.

Ortiz was arrested on November 15th, 2005, and was released after posting a $125,000 bond.

Fugitive Joe Anthony Mercado Ortiz arrested in Hayti, Missouri.

Fugitive Joe Anthony Mercado Ortiz arrested in Hayti, Missouri.

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