Clarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) announces Corporal Eric Trout has been promoted to K9 Sergeant and Sergeant Mike Oliver has been transferred to Criminal Investigations Sergeant.
Trout started his career with the MCSO in April 2013 as a K9 Deputy in the Uniform Patrols Bureau. He was promoted to K9 Corporal in March 2019. Prior to working at the Sheriff’s Office he served in the U.S. Air Force for five years as a Military Policeman. He also worked for seven years for the Federal Reserve Police as a K9 Officer. Trout brings nearly 18 years of law enforcement experience to his new position.
Clarksville, TN – The 2019 National Police Week (NPW) is May 12th through May 18th. The Clarksville-Montgomery County local Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony will be held Friday, May 17th, 2019, 10:30am at Clarksville Police Headquarters, 135 Commerce Street. The public is invited to attend.
U.S. President John F. Kennedy signed Public Law 87-726 designating May 15th as Peace Officers’ Memorial Day back in 1962, and the week in which May 15th falls as National Police Week.
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO)
Clarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) would like to congratulate Matthew Riels, John Fleming, and Eric Trout on their promotion to Corporal in the Uniform Patrols Bureau.
Corporal Riels began his career with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office in May 2008 as a Deputy in our Detention Services Bureau. He transferred to the Patrol Division in October 2012 and was promoted to Field Training Officer (FTO) in August 2016. Corporal Riels brings nearly 11 years of experience to his new position.
Clarksville Police Department (CPD)
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department (CPD) would like to welcome the newest member to its six, four legged, K9 crime fighting team – ARLO. ARLO is now part of CPD’s K9 unit and is assigned to Officer Seth Paugh.
Officer Paugh’s previous K9 partner MAIN, passed away in June 2018 after battling cancer. ARLO is a 14 month old male German Shepherd/Malinois mix, hails from Hungary and cost about $7,000.
Written by Staff Sgt. Caitlyn Byrne
Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan – Pebbles and dust flew as the black and tan German Shepard, Larry, a working dog from United States Forces-Afghanistan Mad Dog Kennels, hurtled toward his intended target, a burly man from AMK9’s contract working dog team in a bite suit.
In an explosion of muscle and fur, Larry launched himself at the man, clamping his jaws around a healthy portion of the suit.
Clarksville Police Department
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is saddened by the passing of Main, one of our Police Service Dogs (PSD).
PSD Main joined the Clarksville Police Department in May 2011. He was a dual purpose canine used for both patrol and narcotics.
During his seven year career, Main had over 800 deployments ranging from tracks of suspects to evidence and drug searches.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County law enforcement memorial ceremony was held today at the Clarksville Police Department as part of National Police Week which pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers, locally and across the nation, who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others.
It also serves as time to remember all the other officers who passed away over the years who dedicated their lives to serving our community.
Clarksville, TN – The 2018 National Police Week (NPW) is May 13th through May 19th. The local Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony will be held May 14th, 2018, 10:30am at Clarksville Police Headquarters, 135 Commerce Street. The public is invited to attend.
In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed Public Law 87-726 designating May 15th as Peace Officers’ Memorial Day, and the week in which May 15th falls as National Police Week.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Depart would like to welcome the newest member to its six, four legged, K9 crime fighting team – VADER. Vader is now part of CPD’s K9 unit and is assigned to Officer Casey Stanton.
Officer Stanton previous K9 partner, ARIS, was retired from active duty. Vader is a two year old male Malinois and hails from Europe. He has been teamed up with Officer Stanton who has over 9 years of K9 handler experience and has been in law enforcement for 20 years.
Clarksville, TN – Deputies with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office have confiscated nearly $50,000 in drugs, pills, cash, electronics, and firearms during a traffic stop.
Early Monday morning, Deputy Dale BeCraft initiated a traffic stop on Zinc Plant Road. The driver, Mario Andretti Reed, 46, initially stopped but then drove off at a high rate of speed.
Reed’s vehicle, a 2003 Nissan Maxima, was later spotted by Deputy David Cox who initiated a second traffic stop on Elk Drive.
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