Bolivar Police Recognized at State Level
The Bolivar Police Department is pleased to announce that Officers Tyler Davis and Chris Wilkerson have been awarded the Speed Enforcement and DUI Enforcement awards (respectively) by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO). In addition, Officer Wilkerson was presented with the 2020 Officer of the Year award for the West Tennessee region. The department received second place in the annual law enforcement challenge.
The West Tennessee Highway Safety Awards are given each year to show appreciation for officers, troopers, and deputies that have excelled in highway traffic safety initiatives, such as speed enforcement, occupant protection, distracted driving, and impaired driving. The awards were presented informally on Friday, January 15, 2021, by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO).
“It is a tremendous honor to be recognized by your peers in the law enforcement community. I am so very proud of our officers for their commitment to public safety and for representing the Bolivar Police Department in such a positive manner,” said Bolivar Police Chief Michael Jones.
Officer Davis has been a law enforcement officer for 1 year. Officer Wilkerson has 15 years of law enforcement experience and joined the Bolivar Police Department in 2019.
City Offices Closed in Observance of the President's Day Holiday
The administrative offices of the City of Bolivar will be closed on Monday, February 15, 2021, in observance of the President's Day holiday.
For the week of February 15, 2021, sanitation collection will be delayed by one day. Sanitation collection will occur on Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday of this week.
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is still having a tremendous affect on our community and our nation. All of the city-hosted events planned for 2021 have been postponed in an effort to do what is best for our city. You can help us get back on track!
- Know the symptoms of COVID-19!
- Wash your hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
- Stay at home if you are feeling ill, and seek medical treatment when necessary.
- Cover your coughs and sneezes. Throw tissues in the trash and wash your hands immediately .
- Wear a mask when out in public, especially in those areas where social distancing can not be maintained. Ensure your mask covers your mouth and nose.
- Social distance (at least 6 feet) whenever possible.
- Avoid large gatherings.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. (Don't forget to disinfect your cell phones several times a day.)
- If you are ill, please follow the CDC recommendations for quarantine.
- For more information, please click on the link below to be re-directed to the CDC website.
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