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MNPD Allowing Officers to Carry AR-15 Weapons

MNPD Allowing Officers to Carry AR-15 Weapons

by / on January 14, 2013

Police officers in Nashville will now be allowed to carry personally-owned high powered assault rifles while on duty. The policy change is in response to recent shootings in Newtown and Aurora.

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MNPD Arrests Two in Fireworks Related Incidents

MNPD Arrests Two in Fireworks Related Incidents

by / on July 5, 2012

Two Nashville teenagers were arrested over the 4th of July holiday for separate incidents involving fireworks. But it’s still unclear whether Metro Police stuck to its “no tolerance” policy on fireworks this year.

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MNPD Police Chief Accepts “Reality” of Potential Cuts

MNPD Police Chief Accepts “Reality” of Potential Cuts

by / on June 18, 2012

Nashville Mayor Karl Dean has been holding the police department over a barrel for the last few weeks. He says officers will lose their jobs if the Metro Council doesn’t pass his tax increase Tuesday night. And the police chief has accepted the possible outcome.

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MNPD Puts Eye in the Sky on CMA

MNPD Puts Eye in the Sky on CMA

by / on June 8, 2012
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Civil Order First to Crack Down on Tennessee Gangs

Civil Order First to Crack Down on Tennessee Gangs

by / on June 5, 2012

Metro Nashville Police officials have filed a civil lawsuit to prevent gang meetings in the South Nashville area.

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Federal Grant Leaves Metro to Cover New Police Officers

Federal Grant Leaves Metro to Cover New Police Officers

by / on March 26, 2012

The Metro Nashville Police Department has added 50 new officers each of the last three years. But the federal grant that made those hires possible is running out, and city officials are being asked to make up the difference.

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MNPD Opens First of Three New Precinct Buildings

by / on December 14, 2011

The Metro Nashville Police Department has opened a new headquarters for the West Precinct, which includes an area stretching from Vanderbilt to Bellevue.

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