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Marsha Blackburn Pushes for Expansion of Concealed-Carry Rights for Qualified Police Officers

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) urged an expansion of concealed-carry rights of qualified law enforcement officers. The Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA) Reform Act was introduced by John Kennedy (R-La.) and co-sponsored by Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Thom Tillis (R-N.C.).

“Men and women on the police force bravely take an oath to protect and serve their communities,” said Senator Blackburn. “The Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LEOSA) Reform Act will remove unnecessary regulations for experienced officers and allow them to have the resources to save lives at a moment’s notice.”

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Nashville Sounds announce “Hometown Hero” Program Presented by MTSU Daniels Center

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club proudly announced Monday, May 17th, 2021 the return of its “Hometown Hero” program presented by Middle Tennessee State University – Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center.

During the 2021 season on select home games at First Horizon Park, the Sounds and MTSU Daniels Center will honor veterans, active members of the armed forces, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, police officers, and firefighters.

Hometown Heroes to be Honored at Select Games Nashville Sounds During 2021 Season. (Nashville Sounds)

Hometown Heroes to be Honored at Select Games Nashville Sounds During 2021 Season. (Nashville Sounds)

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Marsha Blackburn, Thom Tillis, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Punish Criminals for Targeting Law Enforcement

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R—Tenn.) has joined Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) and 15 of their colleagues to reintroduce the Protect and Serve Act, legislation that would create federal penalties for individuals who deliberately target local, state, or federal law enforcement officers with violence.

“Each and every day, our brave men and women in blue put their lives on the line to protect and serve our communities,” said Senator Blackburn. “Police officers run towards danger while innocent civilians head towards safety. The Justice Department should aggressively prosecute anyone who inflicts harm or violence on our law enforcement officers.”

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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Where is Media Outrage on these Deaths, Shootings

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – All Americans were rightly sickened by the brutal death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week, President Donald Donald Trump says. “My administration is fully committed that, for George and his family, justice will be served. He will not have died in vain.”
 
Four days ago, another African-American man was killed, this time gunned down while standing outside the Ronald V. Dellums Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in Oakland, California.

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Social Security, Just Who is Entitled

 

Clarksville, TN – The word “entitlement” means, in the legal sense, “a guarantee of access to benefits because of rights or by agreement through law.” The Social Security Act was signed into law under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1935. Originally established as a safeguard after the Great Depression, Social Security is currently estimated to keep roughly 40% of all Americans age 65 or older out of poverty.

One of the provisions is social insurance program that is funded through dedicated payroll taxes called Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA).

After some changes in the original law, Social Security now covers benefits for retirement, disability, survivorship, and death, which are the four main benefits provided by traditional private-sector pension plans. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville honors Tennessee’s Fallen Law Enforcement Officers during National Police Week

 

CPD LogoClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department held a special ceremony for the 2011 Law Enforcement Week recognizing the contribution and sacrifices made by our police officers in the line of duty. A total of five Clarksville Police Officers have died serving the public including Kermit L. Nipple, Kenneth L. Browning, Aaron Doug Glenn, David Scott, and Yamil Baez-Santiago, one K-9 also died in the line of duty. In addition Chief Ansley recognized several officers who during the last year went far beyond the call of duty.

The CPD Honor Guard fires a salute in honor of the fallen police officers

The CPD Honor Guard fires a salute in honor of the fallen police officers

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Clarksville Police Department Put Six New Officers on the Payroll

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – Mayor Kim McMillan administered the Oath of Office to six new Police Officers for the Clarksville Police Department. Two of the new officers have already attended a Police Academy (Balazy, Bishop) and the other four new officers will attend the Police Academy in Donelson, March 13th-May 20th, 2011.

The new officers are Robert Thompson, Joshua Godwin, Lukasz Balazy (Certified officer), Seth Paugh, Paul Bishop (Certified officer), and Nathan Lee.

Mayor McMillan administering the Oath of Office.

Mayor McMillan administering the Oath of Office.

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Let’s Just See Who Is Entitled

 

The word “entitlement” means, in the legal sense, “a guarantee of access to benefits because of rights or by agreement through law.” The Social Security Act was signed into law under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1935. Originally established as a safeguard after the Great Depression, Social Security is currently estimated to keep roughly 40% of all Americans age 65 or older out of poverty.

One of the provisions is social insurance program that is funded through dedicated payroll taxes called Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA).

After some changes in the original law, Social Security now covers benefits for retirement, disability, survivorship, and death, which are the four main benefits provided by traditional private-sector pension plans. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police Department Puts 11 New Officers on the Payroll

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On December 1st, 2010, at 9:30am, there were 11 new Police Officers welcomed to the ranks of the Clarksville Police Department by City Officials, families, friends, and fellow Police Officers. The officers were Sworn-In by Clarksville’s Mayor John E. Piper.

The new officers are John Burdge, Matthew Ferrell, Christopher Robinson, Ryan Steinlage, Christy Arwood, Todd Bell, James Atkins, Avery Lambert, Kyle Fleming, Brittany Boisseau, and Morgan Northrup.

New officers-Back Row-L-R-John Burdge, Matthew Ferrell, Christopher Robinson, Ryan Steinlage, Christy Arwood, Todd Bell, James Atkins. Front row-L-R-Avery Lambert, Kyle Fleming, Brittany Boisseau, Morgan Northrup. (Photo by Jim Knoll-CPD PIO)

New officers-Back Row-L-R-John Burdge, Matthew Ferrell, Christopher Robinson, Ryan Steinlage, Christy Arwood, Todd Bell, James Atkins. Front row-L-R-Avery Lambert, Kyle Fleming, Brittany Boisseau, Morgan Northrup. (Photo by Jim Knoll-CPD PIO)

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11 New Officers to Be Sworn-In

 

City of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – There will be 11 new officers sworn-in by Mayor Johnny Piper, Wednesday, December 1st, 2010, 9:00am, in the Mayor’s Conference Room. This is the largest group of new officers to be sworn-in since 2003.

The new officers to be sworn-in are: Ryan Steinlage, Matthew Ferrell, James Atkins, Christy Arwood, Christopher Robinson, Avery Lambert, Brittany Boisseau, Kyle Fleming, John Burdge, Todd Bell, and Morgan Northrup.

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