Trenton Police Dispatched To 790 Calls In May

Date 2013/6/11 4:26:24 | Topic: News

Trenton Police Chief Tommy Wright's monthly report shows the department's dispatching was involved in 790 calls of service in May.

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That includes the police department making 277 security checks of businesses during after (business) hours. The security program is called project night eyes.

The Trenton police department handled 319 other calls for police service last month. Among them, there were 50 animal complaints, 35 calls requesting an officer, 33 incomplete 9-1-1 calls, 23 situation checks, followed by 18 calls for motor vehicle accidents, and 15 burglaries.

The police department's communications center handled 130 calls for service for the Grundy county sheriff's office, 54 calls for Grundy county ambulance service , and five service calls each for the Trenton fire department and rural fire departments.

There were nearly 21-hundred non-emergency and 252 emergency 9-1-1 telephone calls to the communications center in may. There also were 417 walk-in visitors.

The Trenton police department made 95 traffic stops in May. There were 63 warnings and 32 citations. The selective traffic enforcement program in may resulted in nine warnings and two citations. Trenton police made 21 arrests in may---nine of them involved warrants.

In the area of animal control, 37 animals were impounded, and there were eight summons and two warnings.

Police department vehicles traveled more than Ten-thousand miles in may. They averaged 17 miles a gallon. Nearly 600 gallons of fuel were used in may. There was more than 19-hundred dollars of maintenance costs for the vehicles. The patrol portion of the Trenton police department fleet has an average of more than 98-thousand miles.

Chief wright said officers are doing well in helping to Abate nuisances in Trenton. He said the Police department is falling slightly behind on complaints Received, but is working diligently to reduce Nuisance violations.



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