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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Officers Respond to Prank Calls

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On Wednesday August 8, 2018, the Jackson Police Department responded to several prank calls regarding serious crimes within the town.Prank calls are a waste of resources and taxpayer money.  But prank calls involving serious violent calls, common...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

2018 National Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Mobilization

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2018 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Enforcement Campaign

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Drunk-Driving Facts and Figures

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is joining forces with law enforcement nationwide dur...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

THIS IS NOT "HANDS-FREE"

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Town of Jackson municipal code allows driver's to use "a cell phone or wireless communication device designed for "hands free" operation, and the device is actually being used in a manner that allows the driver to talk into and listen to th...
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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Lock you bicycle

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The Jackson Police Department would like to ask for your help.  Please secure your bicycles.  Every year we take over 100 lost, stolen and found bicycle reports.  We've already had several this year.  It doesn't have to...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

How not to get a ticket on your bicycle.

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Follow this link to the JH News & Guide website to watch Corporal Traphagan give tips on how to navigate intersections on a bicycle.  https://www.jhnewsandguide.com/multimedia/jhn_g_videos/video_62577b00-3ea4-5199-86d1-9e248a9c5293.h...

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Hang up and drive!

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Jackson Municipal Code:  No person shall operate a motor vehicle while using a cell phone or using a wireless communication device to view, send or compose an electronic message while operating a motor vehicle. This prohibition of use includes, b...

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Bicycle Safety

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Tips for Bicyclists:

  • Always wear a properly-fitted helmet that meets the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) standards.
  • Check your bike equipment before heading out: check for proper fit and function, including tires, brakes, handlebars and seats.
  • Ride...
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