The Town of Seneca Falls Police Department released their April “Snapshot” in a press release:
In April 2021, members of the Seneca Falls Police Department documented 2230 duty-related events.
These events include: responding to 816 calls for service, conducting 1148 property checks on both business and residential properties, and 250 traffic stops.
One hundred twenty-two traffic tickets were issued consisting of 1 Felony, 19 Misdemeanors, and 102 Infractions. Out of these traffic tickets, officers arrested four individuals for Driving While Intoxicated.
Thirty-one motor vehicle crashes were investigated in April, consisting of 1 personal injury and 30 property damage.
Thirty-four individuals were arrested, resulting in 45 Penal Law charges. These charges yielded the filing of 4 Felony, 19 Misdemeanors, and 22 Violations with Town Court. During these contacts, this agency recorded four subject resistance reports in April, resulting in one injury to a civilian
regarding a sore wrist and zero injuries to officers. There were one citizen/officer complaint filed and numerous citizen/officer compliments filed.
The members of the Seneca Falls Police Department utilized the department iPad for remote mental health services one time. The individual the iPad was utilized for did not required transportation to
CPEP. (Clifton Springs Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program)
In comparing April 2020 to April 2021, calls for service were up. 53% (534/816); criminal charges were up 104% (22/45); traffic tickets were up 771% (14/122); traffic accidents were up 107% (15/31). Domestic Disturbance was up 108% (12/25); Mental Health Incidents were up 50%
12/18); Driving While Intoxicated arrests were up 400% (0/4).
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