September 2017 statistics compared to September 2016 statistics show a 37 decrease in “Calls for Service” and a 11  percent decrease in traffic accidents.

What are “Calls for Service?” This is ANY incident or concern in which you may call us for when you are in need of assistance.

Traffic contacts had a 26 percent increase compared to the month of September last year. We issued 97 citations and 769 warnings. The numbers reflect our interest to educate and remind people of what their responsibilities are on the roadway and to make our community a safer place to drive, bike and walk.

“Part One Crimes” for the month of September 2017 compared to the month of September 2016 stayed the same with no Homicides, no Sexual Assaults, no Motor Vehicle Thefts and no Robberies. Assaults increased from (0) zero to (2) two. Thefts increased from (2) two to (8) eight. Burglary offenses (construction theft) reduced from six (2) to one (1) compared from the month of September 2016 to the month of September 2017.

Part One Crimes are essential quality of life crimes that have adverse effect on the community. These crimes are the most serious offenses against the community. These crimes are based on what “city crime rates” reflect, based on population.

We had no officer complaints during the month of September, 2017.

We contribute many of these low numbers regarding serious crime to YOU, the community. Your aggressive style, awareness and willingness to get involved, help us deter crime. When you see something suspicious, YOU call us, and we appreciate it.

We have your back and we know you have ours.