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Clarksville Police Department honored by Mothers Against Drunk Driving

 

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Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department (CPD) had the honor of being recognized at the Statewide Candlelight Vigil and Awards Ceremony for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) held in Nashville TN, Tuesday, December 4th, 2018, at the Nashville Airport Marriott Hotel.

At the annual event, MADD Tennessee honors and remembers victims of substance impaired driving and underage drinking and recognizes enforcement heroes for their commitment to protecting Tennesseans from these crimes.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving gave the Clarksville Police Department the Middle Tennessee Outstanding Agency Award.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving gave the Clarksville Police Department the Middle Tennessee Outstanding Agency Award.

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Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Officers honored by MADD for Efforts

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) recently honored four Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency wildlife officers during the 2017 Statewide Night of Remembrance and Awards Ceremony.

TWRA wildlife officers Greg Julian, Josh Landrum, and Jeff Roberson were honored by MADD Tennessee for their efforts on removing boating under the influence (BUI) operators from Tennessee waterways thus enhancing safety and saving lives.

Four TWRA wildlife officers were honored at the annual Mothers Against Drunk Driving Night of Remembrance and Awards Ceremony in Nashville. Pictured (from left) are Sgt. Vinny Turocy of the Tennessee High Patrol, Glenn Moates, TWRA Assistant Boating and Law Enforcement Chief, Darren Rider, TWRA Boating and Law Enforcement Chief, and honorees Jeff Roberson, Josh Landrum, Greg Julian, and Matt Majors. In the front, is MADD Tennessee President Pheadra Olsen.

Four TWRA wildlife officers were honored at the annual Mothers Against Drunk Driving Night of Remembrance and Awards Ceremony in Nashville. Pictured (from left) are Sgt. Vinny Turocy of the Tennessee High Patrol, Glenn Moates, TWRA Assistant Boating and Law Enforcement Chief, Darren Rider, TWRA Boating and Law Enforcement Chief, and honorees Jeff Roberson, Josh Landrum, Greg Julian, and Matt Majors. In the front, is MADD Tennessee President Pheadra Olsen.

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Clarksville Police Department’s Traffic Unit Recognized by the Mothers Against Drunk Driving

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Thursday, December 8th, 2016, Clarksville Police Department Traffic Lt Phil Ashby along with some of his Traffic Unit personnel attended the Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Statewide Night of Remembrance—Law Enforcement, Volunteer, and Community Awards Ceremony.

Due to their community involvement in providing our Clarksville youth (ages 15-19) with the Student Traffic Awareness Training (STAT) classes three times per year for the last several years, they were presented with the MADD Middle TN Outstanding Department Award.

Clarksville Police Department Traffic Unit receives MADD Middle TN Outstanding Department Award.

Clarksville Police Department Traffic Unit receives MADD Middle TN Outstanding Department Award.

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Ceremony to Commemorate the Passage of the Tyler Head Law held in Clarksville

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Friday, May 3rd, 2016 at 10:00am, Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts and State Senator Kerry Roberts joined Gina Head-Heiber, the mother of Tyler Head, along with her family, friends, and guests to unveil the first sign for the new memorial sign program recognizing victims of accidents involving a DUI driver along state highways.

The ceremony was held at 1503 Madison Street, where the Cumberland Grille restaurant was located.

Tyler Head Family and Sign

Tyler Head Family and Sign

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Ceremony to Commemorate Tyler Head Law

 

Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts

New sign program to recognize victims of DUI accidents

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Clarksville, TN – On Friday, June 3rd, at 10:00am, Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) and State Senator Kerry Roberts (R-Springfield), and other invited guests, will join Gina Head-Heiber, mother of Tyler Head, to unveil the first sign of a new memorial sign program recognizing victims of accidents involving a DUI driver along state highways.

The brief ceremony will be held in the parking lot of 1501 Madison Street (parking lot of the former Cumberland Grille restaurant — next to Bridgett’s garden center.  Please do not park in the garden center’s lot.)

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office gives award to Clarksville Police Department

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Governor’s Highway Safety Office, along with Mothers Against Drunk Driving, recognized nearly two hundred officers and law enforcement agencies for their traffic safety enforcement efforts the week of December 8th, 2014.

Regional meetings took place in Jackson, Murfreesboro, Pikeville, Knoxville, and Greeneville.

Clarksville Police Department receives Speed Enforcement Award.

Clarksville Police Department receives Speed Enforcement Award.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol and Mothers Against Drunk Driving partner for “Tie One On For Safety” Holiday Campaign

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – Colonel Tracy Trott announced today that the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) has partnered with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) to help raise awareness about the importance of designating a non-drinking driver during holiday celebrations.

Colonel Trott was joined by representatives from MADD to announce the patrol’s participation in the “Tie One On For Safety” red ribbon campaign, which is the organization’s signature nationwide public awareness program.

Tennessee State Trooper ties Mothers Against Drunk Driving ribbon on his patrol car.

Tennessee State Trooper ties Mothers Against Drunk Driving ribbon on his patrol car.

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Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security announces “No Refusal” Enforcement during Labor Day Weekend

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Governor’s Highway Safety Office and Mother’s Against Drunk Driving Make Joint Announcement

Tennessee Department of SafetyNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons and Tennessee Highway Patrol Colonel Tracy Trott announced the department’s second “No Refusal” enforcement campaign at a joint press conference with the Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) in Nashville.

The “No Refusal” enforcement effort, beginning at 6:00pm on Friday, August 31st and concluding at midnight on Monday, September 3rd, will also coincide with the Labor Day holiday weekend.

A list of the scheduled “No Refusal” and Labor Day enforcement checkpoints for the Nashville District.

A list of the scheduled “No Refusal” and Labor Day enforcement checkpoints for the Nashville District.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol Issues Labor Day Warning

 

“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”

The Tennessee Highway Patrol LogoNashville, TN – Motorists can expect a heightened drunk driving enforcement campaign statewide, as the Tennessee Highway Patrol prepares for the 2011 Labor Day holiday weekend. State Troopers will participate in the annual nationwide attack on impaired driving effort known as, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, beginning Friday, September 2nd, at 6:00pm and ending Monday, September 5th, at 11:59pm.

“The Tennessee Highway Patrol has partnered with several local law enforcement agencies and highway safety advocates, including the Governor’s Highway Safety Office and Mother’s Against Drunk Driving, to educate the motoring public of the consequences of impaired driving this holiday weekend,” said Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons. “Our collective goal is to prevent injury crashes and reduce roadway fatalities at all costs. Together, we hope to protect Tennessee roadways from those who make careless decisions.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Highway Patrol Issues Labor Day Crackdown Warning

 

Major Statewide Law enforcement effort seeks to save lives

The Tennessee Highway Patrol LogoNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) prepares for its second summer enforcement campaign as the 2010 Labor Day holiday weekend draws near. The THP will participate in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Drunk Driving, Over the Limit, Under Arrest attack on impaired driving, beginning Friday, September 3rd, at 6:00pm and ending Monday, September 6th, at 11:59 pm.

“In an effort to crackdown on impaired driving incidents, our state troopers will join Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and thousands of other law enforcement and highway safety agencies throughout the state and nation this holiday period,” Department of Safety Commissioner Dave Mitchell said. “Drunk driving is one of America’s deadliest crimes. The THP will be vigilant in protecting our roadways from the careless decisions of those who choose to put Tennesseans in harms way.”  «Read the rest of this article»

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