This year nine people have died in the traffic crashes in the city.
Six are pedestrian. Three are motorists. Five have died in the last two weeks.
Posted at 04:28 PM in Facts | Permalink
Per Roll Call,
The department's average response time to priority one and two calls is nine minutes.
In the last year, there has been an 18 percent increase in calls for service.
Officers have 12 percent of their shift not occupied by calls
Posted at 02:05 AM in Calls, Facts, Operations, Patrol | Permalink
In 2013, the company contracted to clean up
the 213 blocks of the downtown core removed
5600 needles from the sidewalks and streets.
In 2016, they removed 16,000.
In 2017, the cleaned up 30,000.
Posted at 02:02 AM in Facts, Patrol | Permalink
Per an appellate court ruling, the state has to prove
the defendant has to know the car was stolen
in order to prove the case. So, unless a suspect
admits he knew a car was stolen,
the theft cannot be successfully prosecuted.
As a result:In 2016, there were 4900 cars stolen in the cityIn 2017, there were 6500.
Posted at 02:13 AM in Facts, Operations | Permalink
In 2017 the City had 27 Homicides.
Last Year, there was 20.
In comparison, in 2017,
there were 51 traffic fatalities.
Posted at 02:40 PM in Facts, Operations | Permalink
Car is up 31 percent in the pond.
Top Five Stolen Cars in the city.
1994 Honda Accord
1998 Honda Civic
1991 Toyota Camry
1996 Subaru Legacy
1999 Ford Pickup (full size)
Posted at 02:17 AM in Facts, Operations | Permalink
The Number of Officers in the City are down to 883. At one time, we had 1047.
Calls for Service are up by 4000 for the first four months of the year for the same time period last year and 15,000 more than in 2012.
Self-Initiated calls are down 12,000 for the first four months of the year for the same time period last year.
Posted at 02:46 AM in Facts, Operations | Permalink
This month, 12 Officers have retired from the department.
Another officer resigned to help take care of family.
Posted at 03:06 AM in Facts, Operations | Permalink
For the City:Average pursuit length: 2 minutes and 20 secondsTimes pursuits occurred: 11 PM to 3 AM.Days most likely to have a pursuit: Tuesday, then Wednesday and Thursday.(almost twice as many than during the weekend.)70 percent of pursuits awere traffic related.(As opposed to driving a stolen car, robbery, DUII, etc.)37 percent were terminated.
Posted at 02:25 AM in Facts, Operations, Pursuits | Permalink
For May, the city had a record number of shootings for the month at twenty-five.
Posted at 02:15 PM in Facts, Operations | Permalink