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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Red Cross, firefighters to install free smoke alarms

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  American Red Cross and Clarksville Fire Rescue volunteers will visit homes to help install free smoke alarms during a national effort against home fires.

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Gas & Water’s scheduled online and pay-by-phone bill payment access interruption duration extended

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The duration of the Clarksville Gas and Water online and pay-by-phone customer payment access interruption announced for Sunday, April 28, at 4 a.m. will now begin at 12 a.m. through 7 a.m.

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Section of Peachers Mill Road Closed for Sewer Main Line Work

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Clarksville Gas and Water has closed a section of Peachers Mill Road between Randell Drive and Hillsboro Road for sewer main line work.

Peachers Mill Road traffic will be detoured to Randell Dirve and Hillsboro Road. Pollard Road traffic will be directed t...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Gas & Water’s online and pay-by-phone bill payment access will be down temporarily for system update

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville Gas and Water online customer account access, WebConnect, and pay-by-phone bill payment feature, Utility Billing Line, will be temporarily down Sunday, April 28, from 4 am until approximately 7 am fo...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Annual fire hydrant flushing and testing underway

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Citywide annual fire hydrant flushing and testing began this week by Clarksville Fire Rescue personnel and will continue throughout all areas of Clarksville through mid-June.

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

A Letter and Report from Mayor Pitts: Our First 100 Days

A LETTER TO THE CITY STAFF: MAYOR JOE PITTS

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Dear City Staff,

We recently completed the first one hundred days of our administration, and I want to say upfront that I am overwhelmed with the response you have given us and with the ded...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Transit Center to close for renovations

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Transit System will close its downtown Transit Center on Legion Street for several months starting Monday, April 22 for a renovation project.

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Transit System considering downtown shuttle

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The Clarksville Transit System is reaching out to the citizens of Clarksville to determine the need and interest for a downtown circulator shuttle.

The intent of the survey it to help CTS better understand how a new...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Mayors honor dispatchers with proclamation

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett have proclaimed April 14-20 as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week in Clarksville-Montgomery County to honor of the men and women of the...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Riggins named acting GM at Gas & Water

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mark Riggins, a 23-year veteran of the City workforce, has been named acting General Manager of the Clarksville Gas & Water Department.  

“I have tasked Mark with leading the department for a ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Mayor Pitts outlines 2020 budget process

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mayor Joe Pitts has announced the process he and the City Council will use to prepare and approve the City’s 2020 budget.

Mayor Pitts has begun building the budget he will present in May by meeting regular...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

City rolls out a fresh new website

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The City of Clarksville launched a fresh, easy-to-navigate and more powerful website Monday morning that will enhance the City’s ability to engage and serve its citizens.

“The new websit...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Pat Hickey resigns at Clarksville Gas & Water

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Pat Hickey, general manager of Clarksville Gas & Water, resigned Thursday after 12 years in the position.

“I want to thank Pat for his long service at Gas & Water and I wish him w...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Team SLIC attends suicide-prevention academy

WASHINGTON  – Leaders from Clarksville and Middle Tennessee gathered in the nation’s capital last week to continue working on a public health strategy to prevent suicide among soldiers, veterans and their families.

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Emergency team delivers baby at hotel

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Clarksville Fire Rescue and Montgomery County EMS first responders assisted in the emergency birth of a child in a hotel room on Kraft Street. 

The call came at 8:40 p.m. Saturday, March 1...

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

‘CMC Counts’ kicks off 2020 Census efforts

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Joe Pitts, Mayor of the City of Clarksville, and Jim Durrett, Mayor of Montgomery County, Tennessee, proclaimed April 1, 2019, as Census 2020 Kickoff Day and introduced members of CMC Counts, the local Census Compl...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

City works to process business licenses

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Mayor Joe Pitts is alerting Clarksville business owners to a potential delay in processing business license renewals.

Computer problems at the Tennessee Department of Revenue caused a data log jam and clerks in the ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

City’s mosquito control efforts begin April 1

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Spring is here, and that  means mosquitos soon will be here, too.

 

Mosquitos are annoying, and they can interfere with outdoor work and spoil our leisure time. More seriously, some mosquitoes are ca...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

50 Plus Games return May 13-18

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Adults 50 and up can register now through May 6 for Clarksville Parks & Recreation’s 50 Plus Games. The mission of the 50 Plus Games is to encourage participants to maintain an active lifestyle and continue par...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

CPD offers student traffic awareness classes

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville Police Department is offering a free four-hour Student Traffic Awareness class for teens ages 15 to 19.

 Class will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 25 at Grace Nazarene Church, 3135 Trenton ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

City, County to present joint legislative agenda

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Joe Pitts has formed an ad-hoc committee of City Council members to work on a joint City-County legislative agenda to present to state lawmakers who represent Clarksville and Montgomery County.

 Ward 12 Council...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Senior Center celebrates Green Certification

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Ajax Turner Senior Center celebrated becoming Clarksville-Montgomery County’s newest Green Certified organization with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday. Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts and City Council mem...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Hearing set on community development goals

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The City of Clarksville will conduct a hearing to receive public comments on how it plans to use resources provided by the federal Department of Housing & Urban Development. The meeting will be at 6 p.m. Monday,...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Local work continues on suicide prevention

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – A passionate group of leaders gathered in Clarksville last week to continue building a local strategy to prevent suicide among soldiers, veterans and their families. The group got started last year in response to a ...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Fort Defiance announces this month’s events

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – A community favorite, Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center, 120 Duncan Street, offers a variety of events. Festivities are diverse and offer something for visitors of all ages looking to have a great time at ...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Youth Job Fair scheduled for Spring Break

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Mayors Joe Pitts and Jim Durrett invite teens, young adults and local employers to participate in the Clarksville-Montgomery County Youth Job Fair, which is part of the Mayors’ Summer Employment Initiative.&nbs...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Citizens can view Whitfield Road concepts

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Joe Pitts and the Clarksville Street Department will host a neighborhood meeting next month on plans to improve Whitfield Road near the 101st Airborne Parkway, Needmore Road and Glen Ellen Elementary School. T...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

New Providence Pool to reopen Mar. 9

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The City of Clarksville’s New Providence Pool is expected to reopen Saturday, Mar. 9. The facility was temporarily closed to repair a break in the main circulation pipe.

 Classes and activities that were po...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Clarksville Parks & Recreation to host Wettest Egg Hunt event

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation will host its annual Wettest Egg Hunt event beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, at New Providence Pool, located at 168 Cunningham Lane. Participants are able to search for ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

Pipe collapse closes Canterbury Road

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville Street Department has closed a section of Canterbury Road from Dogwood Lane to Sherwood Drive to replace a large drainage pipe.

 The drainage pipe collapsed under the road in the Beachave Subdivision ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

City ball leagues open for registration

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Is your child interested in playing baseball or softball this spring? The City of Clarksville’s Parks & Recreation Department is proud to offer co-ed youth baseball and softball leagues for boys and girls ages ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Opioid Task Force to merge with ASAP

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Mayor’s Opioid Task Force, a group formed last year to to help the City of Clarksville develop a coordinated local response to the opioid crisis, will merge into a larger countywide group, Allies For Substance ...

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

Five homes to be rebuilt or renovated

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville’s prosperity will be extended to five more moderate- or low-income households, thanks to major projects by the city’s Office of Community & Economic Development. The office announ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

City begins search for new Fire Chief

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Joe Pitts has outlined the process the City will use to recruit a successor to Clarksville Fire Rescue Chief Michael Roberts, who announced in January that he will retire July 31 after 20 years in the position.

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Police seek input on body-worn cameras

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Police are inviting citizens to take part in a new community survey about the department’s implementation of police officer body-worn cameras.

 The survey can be completed online at from March 1...

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Posted on: February 28, 2019

Downtown Market wins four awards

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville Downtown Market received national recognition at two conferences this past week.

 As part of the Pick TN Conference in Franklin, Tenn., on Feb. 21-23, the Tennessee Association of Farmers Markets awar...

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Transit System adds four new bus shelters

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville Transit System recently placed four new bus shelters.

“I’ve heard passengers request more bus shelters,” said Arthur Bing Sr., City of Clarksville transportation director...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

New Providence Pool closed temporarily

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Because of a break in the main circulation pipe, the City of Clarksville’s New Providence Pool is closed until further notice.

 The main circulation pipe, which feeds water from the pool back through the fi...

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Posted on: February 23, 2019

City Departments brace for flooding, high winds

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  Several Clarksville roads and park areas remained closed Saturday because of rising water, and the City Parks & Recreation Department, Street Department and Clarksville Police continued to monitor parks, roads ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

City to crack down at Transfer Center

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – City Security Officers will begin cracking down on unruly juveniles who are causing problems at the downtown Transfer Center on Legion Street.

 The juveniles are gathering at the Transfer Center, and staff members ha...

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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Jimmy Terry monument dedicated

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Jimmy Terry Monument at McGregor Park was dedicated in a ceremony Friday attended by scores of community members who had been inspired by the late pastor and community leader.

 The noon ceremony was sponsored by ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

City offices closed Monday for Presidents Day

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – City of Clarksville offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 18 to observe Presidents Day.

 Presidents Day, officially Washington’s Birthday, is a federal holiday observed on the third Monday of February in hono...

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Posted on: February 12, 2019

Police warn of red light camera scam

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Police want citizens to beware of a scam involving phone calls and emails about bogus traffic violations involving red light cameras.

 Police say the potential victim receives an email “Notice o...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Fire Rescue offers free smoke alarms

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Free, professionally installed smoke alarms are available to qualifying local households from Clarksville Fire Rescue and the State Fire Marshal’s Office. Residents must fill out an online smoke alarm request or cont...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Pastor Terry monument to be dedicated

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Legends Bank, the Jimmy Terry Monument Committee and the City of Clarksville invite the community to join in the dedication of the Jimmy Terry Monument at McGregor Park.

 The ceremony will be at noon Friday, Feb. 15 ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Mayor Pitts bestows employee service awards

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – For Eddie Combs, who’s worked for CDE Lightband for 45 years, trees are a big deal.

 Combs has spent the last 11 years as the utility’s right-of-way foreman, and a big part of that job is managing...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Fort Defiance announces living history events

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – A community favorite, Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center, 120 Duncan Street, offers a variety of events. Festivities are free of charge and diverse, offering something for visitors of all ages looking to ha...

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

Fire Rescue assists with breakaway barges

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Chasing down breakaway barges on the Cumberland River may not be the first duty that comes to mind when considering Clarksville Fire Rescue, but the department has answered that call twice during the past month.

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

Trees to be replaced on Franklin Street

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Parks & Recreation’s Forestry Division will replace trees downtown on Franklin Street beginning Monday, Jan. 28 and continue through early Spring.

 The current trees are becoming too big for...

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

City Revenue Office open Saturdays in February

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – As a convenience for property owners who want to pay their City of Clarksville tax bill in person, the Clarksville Finance and Revenue Department will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturdays during the month of Feb...

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

Mayor happy to support community activities

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Joe Pitts is providing an easy way for citizens and community groups to reach him with invitations to events and requests for proclamations and commendations.

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

Community invited for ‘Coffee with a Cop’

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville Police Department will host its next ‘Coffee with a Cop’ event from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, Jan. 31 at Yada, Yada, Yada Deli. CPD is partnering with area businesses to bring tog...

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

City earns high marks in audit

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Independent external auditors have issued a clean bill of health for the financial statements of the City of Clarksville.

 Crosslin PLLC, Nashville, completed and issued its audit in December after reviewing the fina...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Fire Rescue applauds a good deed

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Clarksville Fire Rescue presented Certificates of Recognition to Mathews Nissan and shop foreman Erik Ranallo for helping the department extract a woman from a vehicle.

 In late December, the woman, who was in the pa...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Fire Chief Michael Roberts to retire

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Chief Michael Roberts, a homegrown firefighter and executive who has led Clarksville Fire Rescue since 1999, has announced he will retire from the post July 31.

 Over the past 20 years, Chief Roberts has presided ove...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

City seeks volunteers to serve on boards

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Whatever your specialty or calling, the City of Clarksville has a number of opportunities for citizens interested in serving on a board or commission.

 From the Access Board of Appeals to the Zoning Appeals Board, wi...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Clarksville Downtown Market seeks vendors

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The Clarksville Downtown Market is accepting vendor applications for its 2019 season. Since opening in 2009, the Downtown Market each year has been voted the American Farmland Trust’s “People’s ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

City offices to close for MLK Day

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – City of Clarksville offices will close Monday, Jan. 21 to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a national holiday marking the birthday of the renowned civil rights leader.

 City Public Safety departments will be on du...

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

Joe Pitts sworn in as Clarksville Mayor

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Joe Pitts took the Oath of Office on Wednesday, telling a standing room only crowd at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center that it was “time to turn the page and move the city forward, together.”Judge Tim...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Queen City Road Race is Saturday

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Queen City Road Race is Saturday

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. –  The 41st Annual Queen City Road Race, scheduled for Saturday, April 27, is quickly approaching and there is still time to register in person or online.

Online registration can be comp...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

City invites residents to a Day in the Park

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City invites residents to a Day in the Park

 CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Residents are invited to join Clarksville Parks and Recreation for some playtime from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 4 in Liberty Park.

Citizens are invited to ta...

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

50 Plus Games return May 13-18

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50 Plus Games return May 13-18

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Adults 50 and up can register now through May 6 for Clarksville Parks & Recreation’s 50 Plus Games. The mission of the 50 Plus Games is to encourage participants to maintain an active lifestyle and co...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Clarksville Police add mobile command vehicle

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn.  – The Clarksville Police Department took delivery Wednesday of a new mobile command  vehicle. The MCV will serve as a communication and planning center during critical operations when multiple police teams a...

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Posted on: April 23, 2019

Clarksville Police introduce online CrimeMapping

The Clarksville Police Department has introduced CrimeMapping, a website that shows the public crime data from the community and enhances the department’s transparency.

CrimeMapping provides public access to filtered data from crime reports while...

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