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On Friday, Sept. 5, the Clarksville Police Department hosted a retirement and promotion ceremony. Chief Al Ansley presented Mary Buck with a Certificate of Retirement and Officer Nelson Rodriguezwith a Promotion Certificate to the rank of Sergeant.
Buck served faithfully and honorably for 31 years at the Clarksville Police Department, according to a news release by Natalie Hall, PIO. Buck was the first intelligence analyst for the CPD and served with eight different police chiefs. In 2000, she received the Mayor’s certificate, along with Det. Charles Abernathy, recognizing their efforts in assisting the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Dept. in the solving of a brutal rape.
Buck has worked on the history of the CPD for several years, spending countless hours researching and compiling records and photos and interviewing former officers and their families. Much of the information has been published in “The Tennessee Lawman” by Eddie Ashmore, proceeds of which help families of fallen officers. Buck plans to continue with this research after her retirement, according to the news release.
Sergeant Nelson Rodriguez
Sgt. Rodriguez was promoted to Sergeant on Monday, Sept. 1. He has worked at the CPD since January 1, 2004, according to the news release. TAS