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Clarksville Police Department team with Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office for Free Car Seat Inspections and Education

 

Event Part of Child Passenger Safety Week

Clarksville Police Department - CPDMontgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department partnered with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at Once Upon A Child (2728 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard #1, Clarksville) and Toys “R” Us (2821 Guthrie Highway, 1496 Mt Zion Boulevard, Clarksville) to offer free car seat inspections and education to the public as part of National Seat Check Saturday.

CPD and MCSO held Free Car Seat Inspections and Education event Saturday, September 23rd.

CPD and MCSO held Free Car Seat Inspections and Education event Saturday, September 23rd.

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office to hold two Child Seat Checkup Events, Saturday

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – For Child Passenger Safety Week the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting two child seat checkup events this Saturday, September 23rd, 2017.

The first event will be held at Once Upon a Child at 2728 Wilma Rudolph Boulevard from 11:00am to 1:00pm.

The second event will be held at Toys“R”Us at 2821 Guthrie Highway from 3:00pm to 5:00pm.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Pike helps check a child seat.

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy Jason Pike helps check a child seat.

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Citizens Police Academy Alumni helps Clarksville Police Department kick off Child Passenger Safety Week

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Citizens Police Academy Alumni provided the perfect kickoff for Child Passenger Safety Week 2017 by generously donating $1,000 worth of child safety seats to the Clarksville Police Department.

According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) statistics car crashes are the leading cause of death for children. Every 33 seconds in 2015, one child under the age of 13 was involved in a crash.

Citizens Police Academy Alumni’s Generosity Helps Clarksville Police Department Kick Off Child Passenger Safety Week, September 17th-23rd, 2017

Citizens Police Academy Alumni’s Generosity Helps Clarksville Police Department Kick Off Child Passenger Safety Week, September 17th-23rd, 2017

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Clarksville Police Department and Local Retail Personnel Collaborate to Deter and Investigate Thefts

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013, the Clarksville Police Department’s (CPD) District 3 Criminal Investigations Unit met with Local Retail Personnel (LRP) about retail criminals and current retail crime trends. “Each year organized groups of professional shoplifters steal or fraudulently obtain billions of dollars in merchandise to resell in an activity known as organized retail crime (ORC)(gao.gov, 2014).” One of these rings can steal between $2,000 and $12,000 worth of merchandise in a single day, making this a $40 billion dollar a year industry for criminals.

Clarksville Police Department’s (CPD) District 3 Criminal Investigations Unit met with Local Retail Personnel (LRP) about retail criminals and current retail crime trends.

Clarksville Police Department’s (CPD) District 3 Criminal Investigations Unit met with Local Retail Personnel (LRP) about retail criminals and current retail crime trends.

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Clarksville Police Department to hold Child Passenger Safety Awareness events

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – This week has been Child Passenger Safety Week. The Clarksville Police Department (CPD) has Officers who have been trained to properly install Child Safety Seats.

The CPD wants to make the public aware that each Wednesday, by appointment only; these trained Officers will check or install child safety seats. «Read the rest of this article»

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City votes on Clarksville’s Best for the March of Dimes

 

Best of Clarksville PosterClarksville, TN – The Best of Clarksville fundraiser for the March of Dimes is eagerly awaited each year by both businesses and area residents. The fundraiser this year featured 140 businesses in 65 categories; each one looking to score the votes of area residents to be declared The Best of Clarksville. The event consists of local vendor booths, silent auctions, dance performances, free give-a-ways, and a fireworks show by Allen’s Fireworks. All of the money raised is donated to the March of Dimes.

Matthews Nissan Suzuki was the presenting sponsor. Other sponsors included Five Star Radio, Sango Village Florist, US Bank, Cumberland Bank and Trust, FedEx, Allen’s Fireworks, Ad One Advertising, WJZM 1400 AM, and The Leaf-Chronicle.

The 2010 Best of Clarksville event

The 2010 Best of Clarksville event

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New mandate on toys goes into effect; used products exempt from testing

 

used-toysAugust 14th, 2008, former President George Bush signed and set in motion The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008.  This Act was brought about by the large amount of recalled toys and baby products in the year 2007.

The CPSIA calls for any children’s product exceeding the amount of 600-ppm (parts per million) lead content cannot be sold in the United States.  Items that fall under this Act are children’s toys, cribs, pacifiers, children’s jewelry, baby bouncer seats, walkers and jumpers. Any product that can be mouthed, or ingested by a child under the age of twelve must be tested for safety. «Read the rest of this article»

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