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Clarksville Police Department takes First Place in the Tennessee Law Enforcement Challenge

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO), 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.

The program targets three major traffic safety priorities: occupant protection, impaired driving, and speeding.

Clarksville Police Department comes in 1st for Agencies with Between 201-500 Sworn Officers Two Years in a Row (2015)

Clarksville Police Department comes in 1st for Agencies with Between 201-500 Sworn Officers Two Years in a Row (2015)

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Clarksville Police Department hosted an Improvised Alcohol Awareness Class for Clarksville Academy Upperclassmen

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Wednesday April 29th, 2015 at 1:00pm, the Clarksville Police Department hosted an Improvised Alcohol Awareness Class for the Junior and Senior classes from Clarksville Academy at their outdoor Sports Complex off of Hwy 48-13.

The purposes of the class was to educate teens on the dangers of impaired driving, educate on DUI laws, and to influence a reduction in the underage consumption of alcohol.

Over 60 Clarksville Academy Students attended the CPD's Improvised Alcohol Awareness Class.

Over 60 Clarksville Academy Students attended the CPD’s Improvised Alcohol Awareness Class.

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from April 24th – April 25th, 2015

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on April 24th and April 25th, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 166 vehicles stopped and 150 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office Announces Teen Driver Safety Week

 

National Campaign Taking Place October 19th-25th

Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, TN – The Governor’s Highway Safety Office is teaming up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration October 19th- 25th to spread awareness about teen driver safety.

Motor vehicle crashes are the number one killer of 14 -18 year olds in the United States. In 2013, 39,140 crashes in Tennessee involved a driver age 20 or younger. Those crashes accounted for over thirteen percent of total crashes throughout the state. While this is a decline from 2012, it is still more than one hundred crashes each day. «Read the rest of this article»

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Sergeant Jimmy Brown receives prestigious award from Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Sgt. Jimmy Brown recently received the Director’s Award from the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

“The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is proud of Sgt. Brown and our partnership with the GHSO,” said Sheriff John Fuson. “I have no doubt that our traffic safety programs have saved lives in our county and it’s great to be recognized for our efforts.”

Governor’s Highway Safety Office Assistant Director Mia Vickers (left) and GHSO Director Kendell Poole (right) present Sgt. Jimmy Brown with the Director’s Award.

Governor’s Highway Safety Office Assistant Director Mia Vickers (left) and GHSO Director Kendell Poole (right) present Sgt. Jimmy Brown with the Director’s Award.

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City of Clarksville receives $217,835 Governor’s Highway Safety Office Grant for Alcohol Enforcement

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan is proud to announce that the City of Clarksville, after a highly competitive grant process, has been awarded $ 217,835 from the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

The funds, which are originally dispersed through the Federal Highway Safety Administration, will be allocated to the Clarksville Police Department in 2015 to use in addressing alcohol related crimes. «Read the rest of this article»

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Montgomery County Agencies receive $533,591 in Tennessee Highway Safety Grants

 

Governor Bill Haslam Awards $24.2 Million in Highway Safety Grants

386 Agencies to Receive Funds to Improve Safety on Tennessee Roadways

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer and Governor’s Highway Safety Office Director Kendell Poole announced the Tennessee agencies that received grant awards totaling more than $24.2 million to support highway traffic safety efforts.

The Clarksville Police Department was awarded $217,835.44 for alcohol enforcement. The 19th Judicial District Attorney General got $185,775.97 for DUI abatement and prosecution. $125,000 was received by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office for traffic enforcement. Austin Peay State University Police Department was awarded $5,000 for high visibility enforcement. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police Department Honored with Multiple Awards at 27th Annual Tennessee Lifesavers Conference

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO), 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.

The program targets three major traffic safety priorities: occupant protection, impaired driving, and speeding.

The Clarksville Police Department’s Traffic Unit.

The Clarksville Police Department’s Traffic Unit.

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Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office, Highway Patrol announce increase in Seat Belt Usage

 

Governor’s Highway Safety OfficeNashville, TN – The Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) and the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) announced an increase in seat belt usage with an observed usage rate of 87.7 percent statewide for the month of June.  That’s an increase from the previous usage rate of 84.6 percent.

The seat belt survey is performed by the University of Tennessee (Knoxville) Center for Transportation Research. The survey, which is conducted in accordance with federal requirements and standards, is state mandated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

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Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office Launches SAFE Campaign

 

Initiative Aims to Increase Seat Belt Usage

Governor’s Highway Safety OfficeNashville, TN – The Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) today launched a new highway safety campaign aimed at increasing seat belt usage across the state.

The SAFE Campaign (Seat Belts Are for Everyone) is designed to increase seat belt and child passenger safety restraint usage in Tennessee.

Law enforcement agencies are encouraged to participate in the campaign by planning and implementing occupant protection initiatives in their communities. «Read the rest of this article»

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