Clarksville, Tennessee security officers see expanded capabilities

Security officers employed by Clarksville, Tennessee now have increased ground and abilities to effect citations and trespassing notice on open properties throughout the city.

The expanded capabilities of city security officers is part of Ordinance 49, which was passed by the city cabinet. Security guards employed by the city can now effect civil citations to those in violation of city code while on city owned property. The statute also expands security guards’ power to urge alcohol restrictions at city parks and refreshment centers.