Annual Report Released by Police Dept.

Posted: January 6, 2012

The Vernon Township Police Department has released its 2011 Statistical Report. Compiled by Sgt. Daniel B. Young, the annual report details the department’s activity with respect to calls for service between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2011.

A call for service is a police action. Calls for service do not always generate a police report nor do they represent actual, classified crime statistics.

Total number of calls reported through Vernon Township Police Dispatch
between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2011:
21,506 calls

Miscellaneous incidents not itemized in the following include subpoena service, police escorts, fingerprinting, keeping the peace, narcotic investigations, noise complaints, neighbor disputes, OPRA requests, parking complaints and applications for firearms.

Statistical Report for 2011
Service TypeNumber of Calls
Motor vehicle stops3,617
911 calls2,464
Ambulance calls1,841
Motor vehicle crash investigations742
Traffic control/aggressive driving/enforcement/erratic drivers details719
Alarms (residential and commercial)704
Fire calls670
Animal complaints652
Property/vacant house checks/open door or window checks637
Disorderly conduct598
Disabled motor vehicles475
Suspicious persons/motor vehicles442
Adult arrests322
Domestic disputes235
Health/welfare checks/suicide threats190
Criminal mischief investigations141
Fraud investigations98
Narcotic investigations62
DWI arrests60
Juvenile arrests50
Missing person/runaway juvenile investigations36
Assault investigations40
Death investigations18
Sex crime investigations8