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.
|Service Type||Number of Calls|
|Motor vehicle stops||3,617|
|Motor vehicle crash investigations||742|
|Traffic control/aggressive driving/enforcement/erratic drivers details||719|
|Alarms (residential and commercial)||704|
|Property/vacant house checks/open door or window checks||637|
|Disabled motor vehicles||475|
|Suspicious persons/motor vehicles||442|
|Health/welfare checks/suicide threats||190|
|Criminal mischief investigations||141|
|Missing person/runaway juvenile investigations||36|
|Sex crime investigations||8|