Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019, Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) introduced the Helping Infrastructure Restore the Economy (HIRE) Act, which moves most federal agencies out of Washington, D.C. and into the heart of economically-distressed regions across the country.
“Moving agencies outside of Washington, D.C. both boosts local economies and lowers costs – that’s a winning combination,” Senator Blackburn said.
Clarksville Police Lieutenant Melissa Spielhagen earns FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association Trilogy Award
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department would like to congratulate Lieutenant Melissa Spielhagen on earning the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association (LEEDA) Trilogy Award.
The mission of FBI-LEEDA is to advance the science and art of law enforcement leadership and promote the exchange of information to improve law enforcement management practices through training, education, and networking among police professionals across the United States and beyond.
Clarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) football team hopes to protect the Fort again following their September 28th rout of conference rival (and then No. 11-ranked) Jacksonville State and the subsequent bye week. The Govs host Southeast Missouri at 2:00pm Saturday, October 12th.
Marsha Blackburn, Richard Blumenthal Call for Full Funding of Programs to Prevent Child Exploitation
Washington, D.C. – Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) wrote today to Senate appropriators to request increased funding for missing and exploited children programs in the appropriations bill currently before Congress.
The letter follows a recent report finding that over 45 million online images and videos were flagged as child sexual abuse last year, and that images are increasing exponentially in number, becoming more extreme, and featuring increasingly younger victims.
FBI Seeking Individual Who May Have Information Regarding the Identity of a Child Sexual Assault Victim
Memphis, TN – The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking the public’s assistance with obtaining identifying information regarding an unknown male who may have critical information pertaining to the identity of a child victim in an ongoing sexual exploitation investigation.
Photographs and an informational poster depicting the unknown individual, known only as John Doe 41, are being disseminated to the public and can be found online on the FBI website at www.fbi.gov/wanted/ecap/unknown-individual—john-doe-41
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department wanted to send out additional information about the missing children incident from September 5th. Clarksville Police were alerted to two missing children, 10 and 11 years old, from a Cross Ridge Drive residence on September 5th, 2019, around 10:00pm.
They were last seen around 5:30pm inside of the house. Around 7:30pm, when a family member came home, the children were both gone. There were no signs of forced entry or any indication of foul play.
Memphis, TN – The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Memphis Field Office has relaunched a public awareness campaign to educate the public about the consequences of making school threats and remind community members hoax threats are not a joke.
Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies follow up on every tip we receive from the public and analyze and investigate all threats to determine their credibility. Making false threats drains law enforcement resources and cost taxpayers a lot of money.
Henning, TN – Curtis Ray Watson, the escaped inmate charged with the murder of Correctional Administrator Debra Johnson is back in TDOC custody.
The vigilant efforts of search teams from the Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), FBI, US Marshal’s, local law enforcement, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), ATF and with helpful tips from the citizens of Lauderdale County led to Watson’s capture at approximately 11:00am on Sunday, August 11th, 2019.
Washington, D.C. – Attorney General William Barr testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The Attorney General told me he believed the Special Counsel’s investigation was exhaustive.
We now know the President did not collude with the Russians, and the Attorney General did not recommend any obstruction charges. Yet I remain concerned about the politicized culture among a select group of FBI and Justice Department employees.
Senator Marsha Blackburn
Washington, D.C. – Tennessee Tuesday is always my favorite day of the week.
Senator Lamar Alexander and I welcomed another great group of Tennesseans to our nation’s capital for coffee, conversation, and pictures this week.
If you plan to be in the Washington, D.C. area on a Tuesday when the Senate is in session, we would love if you join us for this Tennessee tradition. Constituents attending will have the opportunity to meet and have their picture taken with their senators while enjoying a coffee and pastries.
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