Office of Public Information

The Clarksville Police Department Public Information Officers (PIO) report directly to the Chief of Police and serve as the official department liaison for all media organizations. PIOs are responsible for responding to media inquiries, distributing press releases, coordinating press conferences and public events, assisting field personnel with local media relations, disseminating public service announcements, maintaining all social media accounts.

On-call to the department 24/7, PIOs coordinate all inquiries from the media, educate the public, promote the department's accomplishments, and improve public relations by producing and disseminating accurate information through field programs, media contacts, press releases, and public service announcements.

Det.  Michael Patterson

  1. Michael Patterson

    Primary Public Information Officer

  2. Ariana Prather

    Community Relations Officer