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Clarksville-Montgomery County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony will be held Friday, May 17th

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, 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.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

Clarksville-Montgomery County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

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Clarksville-Montgomery County honors Fallen Officers at Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony today

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, 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-Montgomery County Fallen Officers were honored today at the Clarksville Police Department Headquarters.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Fallen Officers were honored today at the Clarksville Police Department Headquarters.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony set for Saturday, May 14th

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, 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-Montgomery County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

Clarksville-Montgomery County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

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Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony set for Saturday, May 19th

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The 2017 National Police Week (NPW) is May 14th through May 20th. The local Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony will be held May 19th, 2017, 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-Montgomery County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

Clarksville-Montgomery County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

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Clarksville Police arrest Two for Rony’s Smoke Shop robbery

 

Police Team Work, Detailed Information from Witnesses, and Store Video Helped to Confirm Robbery Culprits

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 at 6:52pm, the Clarksville Police Department responded to a Robbery at Rony’s Smoke Shop on North Second Street.

Police received a silent alarm at the shop in reference to a possible robbery in progress. Officer J. Smith made contact with the store owner (victim 1) and the other victim (victim 2).

They both advised that they had just been held at gun point with a shotgun. Victim 1 stated that the suspect demanded money from the cash register and victim 2 stated that he had $15.00 taken from him.

Shonquiel Fields and Joseph Watkins arrested by Clarksville Police for Robbery.

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Remembering our fallen Officers – King

 

Clarksville’s first K9 killed in the line of Duty

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Police Service Dog (PSD) KING, a 4-1/2 year old German Shepherd assigned to Clarksville Police Department’s Canine Unit made the supreme sacrifice in May of 1978.

On the night of May 22nd, 1978, King was accompanying his partner, Officer Ralph Prost, in responding to a burglary in progress call.  As Officer Prost approached the house, a man stepped out with a shotgun. He raised his weapon to fire at the officer and King, true to his training, sprang in front of Officer Prost, taking the shotgun blast to his body that was intended for his partner. 

Police Service Dog King was laid to rest with the dignity and honor accorded to all law enforcement officers. He had given his life unconditionally.

During his law enforcement career. , King assisted in 1,366 backup calls and 42 apprehensions.

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