Data shows police call volume

 

Data shows police call volume

 

Date: February 20, 2013
by: Robin Hartill | City Editor

 
 

Longboat Key police responded to 5,734 calls in 2012, a slight drop compared to the 6,024 calls they handled in 2011.

Listed below are the top 20 types of calls handled by police in 2011 and 2012. One noticeable change is the increase in the number of burglaries in 2012, which resulted primarily from a string of incidents that occurred in June during Tropical Storm Debby.


2012
2011-12 | % change
1. Traffic 1,204 | -17.2%
2. Rescue 922 | -7.53%
3. Alarm 860 | 6.30%
4. Public service 420 | -24.05%
5. Boat 417 | 94.86%
6. Abandoned 911 call 248 | -4.25%
7. Disturbance 208 | 5.05%
8. Animal 165 | 71.88%
9 (tie). Assist other agency 139 | -25.27%
9 (tie). Property 139 | -5.44%
11. Suspicious 113 | -10.32%
12. Traffic accident 84 | 12%
13. Security check 83 | -5.62%
14. Larceny 78 | -15.22%
15. Emergency message 66 | 26.92%
16. Fire 57 | -8.06%
17. Suspicious person 52 | -11.86%
18. Burglary 50 | 100%
19. Property damage; not vandalism 44 | 10%
20. Trespassing 43 | 30.30%

2011
1. Traffic 1,454
2. Rescue 997
3. Alarm 809
4. Public service 553
5. Abandoned 911 call 259
6. Boat 214
7. Disturbance 198
8. Assist other agency 186
9. Property 147
10. Suspicious 126
11. Code enforcement 114
12. Animal 96
13. Larceny 92
14. Security check 88
15. Traffic accident 75
16. Fire 66
17. Suspicious person 59
18. Emergency message 52
19. Property damage;
not vandalism 40
20. Trespassing 33

Total calls
2012:  5,734
Highest call volume month:  April, 581 calls
Lowest call volume month: September, 372 calls

2011:  6,024
Highest call volume month: March, 658 calls
Lowest call volume month: June, 400 calls

 

 

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