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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Clarksville Crime Rate dropped in 2021, continuing a four-year trend

Overview of Clarksville Tennessee

CLARKSVILLE, TN - Clarksville saw a significant drop in crime this year for the fourth year in a row, according to a report by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations.

According to the report, Clarksville’s crime rate dropped from 83.48 per 1,000 residents ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

School starts next week, drivers asked to be mindful of school zones

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CLARKSVILLE, TN - Students return to the classroom next week on Aug. 8, and Clarksville Police Department would like to remind drivers to be on the lookout for school zones.

Ensuring the safe travel of children to and from school is paramount. This year th...

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Posted on: July 29, 2022

CPD now offers new resources for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people

A Communication Access Needs card offered by CPD

CLARKSVILLE, TENN. – The City of Clarksville is aware that citizens with hearing or speech impairment create unique communication challenges during public safety encounters and emergencies.  The Clarksville Police Department has &ld...

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

Juvenile Engagement Team (J.E.T) Open Gym program

Open GYM

The Clarksville Police Departments, Juvenile Engagement Team (J.E.T.) will be hosting Open Gym starting Monday, February 7th from 4:30pm-8:00pm at the Crow Recreation Center located at 211 Richview Rd, Clarksville,Tn 37043. Open Gym will be held every oth...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Clarksville Police launches mental health initiative

CIT Graduating Class

The Clarksville Police Department officially launched the City’s first Crisis Intervention Team on Dec. 3, to assist in cases where individuals face mental illness or emotional crisis and help de-escalate situations through specialized responses.

To kick o...

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

Police Department launches youth initiative

Clarksville Police Department:  Juvenile Engagement Team

The Clarksville Police Department kicked off a new initiative called the Juvenile Engagement Team (JET) on Nov. 23 at the new District Three Precinct to develop better relationships with the local youth, particularly those at an elevated risk for negative...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

Clarksville-Montgomery County submit joint grant application

The City of Clarksville and Montgomery County intend to submit a joint application for the 2021 Byrne Justice Assistance Grant in the amount of $69,255, with the funds to be shared between the County and the City for law enforcement and public safety acti...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

City relaxes mask requirement

Keep Numbers Down

Effective today, the City of Clarksville will no longer require employees or visitors to wear masks inside City facilities after local medical and government officials confirmed in a meeting yesterday a steady downward trend of COVID-19 cases in Clarksvil...

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Posted on: November 11, 2021

City Mayor’s Message: Veterans Day

City Mayor Joe Pitts

Today, we celebrate and recognize the men and women who served, and continue to serve, our nation with honor and distinction. These patriots are our greatest strength; they represent the best of us, as they have dedicated their lives to the defense of our...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Clarksville assists with tornado recovery efforts

Street Department Tornado Support Dickson County

The City of Clarksville and distinct City leaders are working alongside various organizations and independently to assist those affected by the recent tornadoes and powerful storms that swept across six states the night of Dec. 10.

Immediately following th...

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Posted on: January 20, 2022

City offices to open at 10 a.m. due to hazardous travel conditions

Icy Road

Due to hazardous travel conditions, Clarksville City Government offices will delay operations until 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 20.

City Public Safety and Utility departments will be on duty as usual, and all essential City services will continue.

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Clarksville Police Department seeks community input about policing efforts

CPD Survey Flyer

The Clarksville Police Department launched an online survey today to seek input about the perceptions of our community as they pertain to public safety and the police services provided by the department.

"The Clarksville Police Department is committed...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

City recognizes 130 employees and employee of the year for honorable public service

Willis and Mayor Pitts at CfA

 Every year, since 2020, the City of Clarksville and Mayor Joe Pitts reserve a special date to thank all City employees for their dedication and commitment to public service during the Cause for Applause event.

To keep up with tradition, the City ...

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