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Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announces Law Enforcement Reform Partnership Recommendations

 

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee pledges to fund 90 additional Cadet Scholarships

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Today, Thursday, September 10th, 2020,  Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced recommendations from the State’s Law Enforcement Reform Partnership to strengthen policing policies, improve information sharing around disciplinary actions and increase officer training.

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

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Tennessee Sheriff’s Association warns of Membership, Donations Scam

 

Tennessee Sheriff’s AssociationLebanon, TN – The Tennessee Sheriff’s Association (TSA) would like to warn the public of a scam circulating the state targeting citizens.

Scammers are calling and posing as TSA President and Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson and asking for membership dues and donations to help
during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

“The TSA would never solicit funds or ask for donations over the phone” said Sheriff Fuson.

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Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson Elected President of Tennessee Sheriff’s Association

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Tennessee Sheriff’s Association (TSA) has elected Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson as President.

Sheriff Fuson was the only Sheriff nominated and received a unanimous vote from Sheriffs across the state. He will serve as TSA President for the 2019-2020 term.

“To be unanimously chosen by my peers to represent them and our Association, is an incredible honor,” said Sheriff Fuson. “Since becoming Sheriff, I have been more involved with the Association, which has made me a better Sheriff for Montgomery County.”

Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson being sworn in as Tennessee Sheriff’s Association President.

Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson being sworn in as Tennessee Sheriff’s Association President.

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Bill Filing Deadline for the Second Session of the 110th Tennessee General Assembly

 

Written by Joe Pitts
Tennessee State Representative

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – Bill filing deadline was on Thursday, February 1st, 2018.  Below are measures introduced by Representative Joe Pitts.  Over the next several weeks we will continue reporting on legislation filed and the status of the legislation.

Dual Enrollment Grants – House Bill 1495/Senate Bill 1676 (Sen. Mark Green (R-Clarksville) is scheduled for the House Education Administration & Planning sub-committee on February 6th.  This bill will eliminate the one-year Tennessee residency requirement for a dual enrollment grant while still requiring a student be a Tennessee resident on the date of application for, or for renewal of, a dual enrollment grant.

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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Clarksville Police Department’s Traffic Unit receives Three Awards

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department’s traffic unit has dedicated itself to making the roadways in Clarksville safer for it citizens.

The traffic unit’s hard work and efforts were recognized at the Tennessee Lifesaver Conference.  They were the recipients of three auspicious awards.

Clarksville Police Department's Traffic Unit takes Three Awards at 30th Annual Tennessee Lifesavers Conference and 13th Annual Law Enforcement Challenge

Clarksville Police Department’s Traffic Unit takes Three Awards at 30th Annual Tennessee Lifesavers Conference and 13th Annual Law Enforcement Challenge

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Clarksville Police Department’s Traffic Unit Takes First Place in Tennessee Law Enforcement Challenge

 

CPD wins award for Agencies with Between 201-500 Sworn Officers Three Years in a Row (2016)

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO), the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police (TACP), and the Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association (TSA) have joined forces to strengthen and support traffic enforcement nationwide by providing the Law Enforcement Challenge program, an innovative program designed to stimulate traffic law enforcement activities.

The program targets three major traffic safety priorities: occupant protection, impaired driving, and speeding.

Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley, Lt Phil Ashby (Traffic Unit Supervisor), Sgt Johnny Ransdell (Traffic Unit Sgt), Sgt Bret Norfleet (Traffic Unit Sgt), and the CPD Traffic Unit Team.

Clarksville Police Chief Al Ansley, Lt Phil Ashby (Traffic Unit Supervisor), Sgt Johnny Ransdell (Traffic Unit Sgt), Sgt Bret Norfleet (Traffic Unit Sgt), and the CPD Traffic Unit Team.

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Veterans Property Tax Relief Bills Set For Local Government Sub-Committee Meeting on March 23rd

 

Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts

“Say Dyslexia” bill to be heard in the House and Senate committees

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – Several bills sponsored by Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) moved along in committees last week. This is a general update on the bills and events on the Hill from last week.

House Bill 1513/Senate Bill 1658 (Senator Jim Tracy, R-Shelbyville) is a proposal from the Tennessee Sheriff’s Association to allow county governments to give to retiring full time deputies their service weapon (pistol) that was carried in the line of duty. This legislation has passed both the House and Senate and is on its way to the Governor.

Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts presenting House Joint Resolution 550. (L to R) Emmanuel Toribio (UTO Volunteer), Joe Pitts, Bobby Thurman (USO RP/6 Scout), Tareasha Jones (USO Volunteer)

Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts presenting House Joint Resolution 550. (L to R) Emmanuel Toribio (UTO Volunteer), Joe Pitts, Bobby Thurman (USO RP/6 Scout), Tareasha Jones (USO Volunteer)

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Special Needs Job Fair Set for Clarksville

 

Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts

“Care Alert” bill passes and Several Bills Advance

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – Several bills sponsored by Tennessee Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) moved along in committees last week. This is a general update on the bills and events on the Hill from last week.

House Bill 1513/Senate Bill 1658 (Sen. Jim Tracy, R-Shelbyville) is a proposal from the Tennessee Sheriff’s Association to allow county governments to give to retiring full time deputies their service weapon (pistol) that was carried in the line of duty. Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson, an active member of the Tennessee Sheriff’s Association, requested we sponsor this legislation on behalf of his retiring deputies. This legislation passed the House earlier this week and will be heard on the Senate Floor on March 14th.

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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Tennessee Veterans Property Tax Relief Bill Scheduled for the Local Government Sub-Committee on March 9th

 

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Care Alert bill and Say Dyslexia bills advance

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – Several bills sponsored by Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) moved along in committees last week. This is a general update on the bills and events on the Hill from last week.

“Tyler Head law” bill picks up support. House Bill 1514/Senate Bill 1730 (Sen. Kerry Roberts, R-Springfield) the bill that will create the memorial sign program in honor and memory of innocent victims killed by drunk and/or impaired drivers, known as the Tyler Head Bill, passed the Senate Transportation Committee and is headed to Senate Floor for a vote.

It is also scheduled for the House Finance, Ways and Means Sub Committee on March 9th.

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts

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APSU Posters at the Capitol; Representative Joe Pitts advances Legislation

 

Tennessee State Representative - District 67Nashville, TN – Several bills sponsored by Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) moved along in committees last week. This is a general update on the bills and events on the Hill from last week.

House Bill 1514/Senate Bill 1730 (Sen. Kerry Roberts (R-Springfield) the bill that will create the memorial sign program in honor and memory of innocent victims killed by drunk and/or impaired drivers, known as the Tyler Head Bill, passed the Transportation Full Committee and is headed to the Finance, Ways and Means Sub Committee.

APSU attends Posters-at-the-Capitol Day. Back Row – Representative Joe Pitts and Senator Mark Green with APSU students. Not Pictured – Representative Curtis Johnson and Representative Jay Reedy.

APSU attends Posters-at-the-Capitol Day. Back Row – Representative Joe Pitts and Senator Mark Green with APSU students. Not Pictured – Representative Curtis Johnson and Representative Jay Reedy.

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