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Department of Safety & Homeland Security's Identity Crimes Unit to Host Clarksville Shredding Event

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 | 10:09am

NASHVILLE --- Members of the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security will join the Clarksville Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Austin Peay State University and Cintas Document Shredding of Nashville for a community shredding event on Saturday, February 23, 2013.  This event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot at Marion Street and Eighth Street on the campus of Austin Peay (the landmark is the Governor’s Stadium for the parking lot).

“This event was organized for citizens to have a safe and secure location to discard personal and private documents,” Tennessee Highway Patrol Captain Stacy Williams said, who oversees the Identity Crimes Unit. “Identity theft is a growing crime in our state and around the country.  We appreciate the support from our participating partners to help educate the community on identity theft and to join together to combat identity crimes.”

Citizens can bring a maximum of two boxes or trash bags of personal or private documents to shred. No cardboard or non-paper items will be accepted. 

All vehicles must be in line by 12:30 p.m. in order to discard their items.

For more information on the department’s Identity Crimes Unit community shredding event, please call (615) 251-5187.

The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security’s (www.TN.Gov/safety) mission is to ensure that our state is a safe, secure place in which to live, work and travel; enforce the law with integrity; and provide customer-focused services professionally and efficiently.

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