How To Request an Officer for an Event

Spring Hill, TN- We have one officer who handles going to special event requests such as community events or school events where a police officer or police vehicle is requested. Due to his busy schedule he needs as much notice as possible to properly staff all events. We are asking the public to provide, if possible, at least one month notice prior to the time that they need an officer present. We will make every effort to staff as many events as we can. Please contact Officer Herb Rosa at hrosa@springhilltn.org or 931-486-2252 x221 and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.

SHPD To Participate in “Slow Down Tennessee” Initiative

TENNESSEE HIGHWAY SAFETY OFFICE LAUNCHES “SLOW DOWN TENNESSEE” ON OCTOBER 15

TENNESSEE – On Friday, October 15, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) launches its speeding prevention campaign called “Slow Down Tennessee” in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security, the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), AAA – The Auto Club Group, the Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD), and local law enforcement agencies. From October 15 – 29, participating agencies will increase public education and enforcement efforts to reduce speeding-related crashes, injuries, and fatalities statewide.

“The initial launch of ‘Slow Down Tennessee’ in April made a tremendous impact on local communities,” said Director Buddy Lewis of the THSO. “During National Teen Driver Safety Week, October 17 – 23, the THSO and partners will emphasize teen safety while promoting the ‘Slow Down Tennessee’ campaign. This effort will include a stronger grassroots effort than before.”

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers in America. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 2,042 traffic fatalities nationwide involving a teen driver (age 15 to 18 years old) in 2019. According to Tennessee’s Integrated Traffic Analysis Network, there were 100 traffic fatalities statewide involving a teen driver (age 13 to 19 years old) in 2019. For a county-by-county breakdown of Tennessee traffic crashes involving speeding teen drivers (age 13 to 19) from 2016 to 2021, visit   https://bit.ly/3aniOEa

“Teen drivers tend to speed and engage in aggressive driving behaviors because they feel overly confident behind the wheel,” said Tennessee Regional Manager Gavin Gill of SADD. “Lack of experience puts them at a higher risk of making unsafe choices. SADD is joining the grassroots efforts of ‘Slow Down Tennessee’ to increase SADD chapters statewide, reach more young drivers, and help prepare them for the roadway.”

The “Slow Down Tennessee” campaign includes a multi-pronged approach. The public is encouraged to participate by using #SlowDownTN on social media to help spread awareness. Participating law enforcement agencies statewide will increase saturation patrols, conduct high visibility enforcement, and/or utilize other tactics to curb speeding drivers.

Outdoor signage will display “Slow Down Tennessee” as visual reminders for speeding drivers. This includes the use of large banners, TDOT’s digital message boards, and yard signs provided by AAA – The Auto Club Group. Visit www.AAA.com/locations to find AAA Offices providing “Slow Down Tennessee” yard signs in your area. Teens can request free customized “Slow Down (School Mascot)” signs for their schools by using this link: https://reducetncrashes.org/activities/slow-down-signs-your-school

For more information, please visit www.tntrafficsafety.org/speeding.

Two Individuals Arrested and Charged With The Kidnapping of a 17 Year Old

Spring Hill, TN- On Sunday October 10th , SHPD officers were dispatched to a residence concerning an alleged kidnapping report. Officers spoke to witnesses who stated that their 17-year-old friend was taken in a vehicle against her will by two subjects. Later on, SHPD officers located the vehicle traveling on Duplex Road and a traffic stop was initiated. The alleged victim and two 20-year-old males were inside of the vehicle. Based on the investigation, officers placed the two males under arrest and charged them with kidnapping. They were taken to the Williamson County Jail. The parties involved know each other. The alleged victim was not chosen at random.

All persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Drug Take-Back Event at Elite Physical Therapy (*now Spring Hill Enrichment Center) on Saturday October 23rd from 10AM to 2PM

Spring Hill, TN –

In partnership with Elite Physical Therapy, now known as Spring Hill Enrichment Center, we will be hosting a drug take-back event on Saturday October 23rd from 10AM to 2PM. The location is 5290 Main Street in Spring Hill.

A secondary location has been established at TriStar Spring Hill ER at 3001 Reserve Blvd. in Spring Hill on the same day Saturday October 23rd from 10AM to 2PM.

The following items will be accepted:

If you can’t make the event, we have a drop box located at the police department (lower level of City Hall). The address is 199 Town Center Pkwy. The box is available for 24/7 drop offs.  For more information about this even, please contact Officer Herb Rosa at hrosa@springhilltn.org.

National Night Out Against Crime | Thurs. Oct. 7th 5 PM to 9 PM at Fischer Park

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live.

Fischer Park
4285 Port Royal Road
Spring Hill, TN 37174
5:00 PM- 9:00 PM

Meet Your Local First Responders

Food Trucks
Kids Activities
Police Vehicles
Firetrucks
Helicopter
And more…

For more information contact Officer Herb Rosa at hrosa@springhilltn.org.

Drug Take-Back Event at Elite Physical Therapy on Saturday October 23rd from 10AM to 2PM

Spring Hill, TN – In partnership with Elite Physical Therapy and Spring Hill Tri- Star ER, we will be hosting a drug take-back event on Saturday October 23rd from 10AM to 2PM. The locations are: (Elite) 3098 Campbell Station Parkway, Suite 101 and (Tri-Star) 3001 Reserve Blvd.

. The following items will be accepted:

If you can’t make the event, we have a drop box located at the police department (lower level of City Hall). The address is 199 Town Center Pkwy. The box is available for 24/7 drop offs.  For more information about this even, please contact Officer Herb Rosa at hrosa@springhilltn.org.

Keep Spring Hill Clean Event, Saturday September 25th 8AM to 10AM

Alderman Jason Cox is organizing a “Keep Spring Hill Clean” event on Saturday September 25th from 8 AM to 10 AM to pick up trash on Duplex Rd. from Miles Johnson Pkwy. to Chapman’s Retreat Dr., The Crossings shopping center, and Port Royal Rd. from Saturn Pkwy. to Jim Warren Rd. The initial meeting will be at the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (2998 Commonwealth Drive). We ask that motorists be mindful of the volunteers helping to keep our city clean. For more information and updates, please view Alderman Cox’s Facebook page.

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Online Employment Job Scam

Spring Hill, TN – We have taken several reports from people concerning a nationwide scam involving people applying for a job posting online and “getting hired on the spot.” The scammer then sends the person a check (the check is counterfeit) with instructions to keep part of the money for “your services” and then send the rest to someone else. It can take some time for the bank to discover this, but once they do, the bank will want you to repay the full amount. A legitimate employer will never ask you to do this. For more information regarding job and other scams, please visit the Federal Trade Commission website.

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Individual Arrested After Stand-Off on Helfrich Court

Spring Hill, TN– On Sunday September 5th at 10:53 PM officers responded to a report of suspicious activity at a house on Helfrich Court. Officers saw Anthony Rendina inside the home. Officers learned that Rendina had active felony arrest warrants. Rendina has been evading law enforcement attempts at serving those arrest warrants. Rendina refused officers’ requests to exit the house. Rendina also stated that he had a firearm and threatened to harm himself. A negotiator and the Special Response Team (SRT) were called to the house. Negotiators attempted, for a couple of hours, to get Rendina to peacefully surrender but were not successful. SRT officers used a chemical agent inside of the house and Rendina was taken into custody without any further incident.

Rendina received medical attention on scene and was transported to an area hospital. Rendina was then transported to the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office for booking on his arrest warrants.

 

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