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          Yearly Statistics of Police Calls and Incidents

The Watsontown Police Department generally handles between 2,200 and 3,000 calls, incidents and other enforcement activities each year.  A listing of the highlights of these calls, broken down by category, as well as citations issued is listed below for each of the past several years.  Note:  ALL types of calls are NOT included in the table below; this is only meant to be a highlight of our activities.

      2014:  1,990 total

Alarm Activation                   38
911 Hang-Up                        4
Animal Complaint                  51
Assault                                 3
Assist Other Agency              144
Borough Ordinance Violation  48
Burglary                               12
Child Custody Dispute           3
Civil Dispute                         3
Criminal Mischief                   20
Death Investigation               5
Disorderly Conduct                16
Drug Possession                    5
Public Drunkenness               6
Domestic Dispute (non-assault) 14
Driving Under the Influence    20
Fire                                       9
Fraud/Forgery/ID Theft          13
Harassment                          28
Vehicle Accident/Hit & Run     53
Juvenile Problem                   16
Landlord/Tenant Dispute        3
Vehicle Lockout                     29
Ambulance/Medical Assist      38
Mental Health Incident/MHMR  9
Missing Person or Runaway     12
Noise Complaint/Disturbance  10
Parking Complaint                  17
Parking Tickets                       21
Sex Crimes (including Rape)    6
Suicide Threat                         3
Suicide Attempt                       2
Suspicious Person, Vehicle
Or Circumstances                    85
Theft of Property                     39
Threats                                  4
Trespass                                7
Warrant Service                      47

Traffic Stops (non-DUI)           562
Traffic Citations                      356
Non-Traffic Citations               28
Warnings                               363


      2013:  2,297 total

Alarm Activation                     26
Animal Complaint                   47
Arson                                    1
Assault                                  2
Assist Other Agency               135
Attempted Suicide                  0
Borough Ordinance Violation   147
Burglary                                3
Child Custody Dispute            9
Civil Dispute                          10
Criminal Mischief                    20
Death Investigation                1
Disorderly Conduct                 15
Public Drunkenness                12
Domestic Dispute (non-assault) 22
Driving Under the Influence     19
Fire                                       10
Harassment                            37
Vehicle Accident/Hit & Run      43
Juvenile Problem                    10
Landlord/Tenant Dispute         3
Vehicle Lockout                      36
Ambulance/Medical Assist       47
Mental Health Incident/MHMR  13
Missing Person or Runaway      5
Noise Complaint/Disturbance   13
Parking Complaint                   24
Parking Tickets                        44
Sex Crimes (including Rape)    6
Suspicious Person, Vehicle
Or Circumstances                    104
Theft of Property                     44
Threats                                  5


Traffic Stops (non-DUI)           655
Traffic Citations                      346
Non-Traffic Citations               24
Warnings                               451


      2012:  2,364 total

Alarm Activation                 26
Animal Complaint                46
Arson                               0
Assault                             11
Assist Other Agency            179
Attempted Suicide               0
Borough Ordinance Violation   39
Burglary                              2
Child Custody Dispute            8
Civil Dispute                         12
Criminal Mischief                    17
Death Investigation                1
Disorderly Conduct                 25
Public Drunkenness                 7
Domestic Dispute (non-assault) 28
Driving Under the Influence       15
Fire                                       4
Harassment                            37
Vehicle Accident/Hit & Run        59
Juvenile Problem                      22
Landlord/Tenant Dispute           4
Vehicle Lockout                       42
Ambulance/Medical Assist          54
Mental Health Incident/MHMR     19
Missing Person or Runaway         9
Noise Complaint/Disturbance       27
Parking Complaint                     15
Parking Tickets                         30
Sex Crimes (including Rape)        3
Suspicious Person, Vehicle
Or Circumstances                      114
Theft of Property                      63
Threats                                   6


Traffic Stops (non-DUI)              672
Traffic Citations                        328
Non-Traffic Citations                  40
Warnings                                  463


      2011:  2,336 total

Alarm Activation 27 
Animal Complaint 49
Arson 2
Assault 12
Assist Other Agency 188
Attempted Suicide 0
Borough Ordinance Violation 67
Burglary 7
Child Custody Dispute 10
Civil Dispute 10
Criminal Mischief 38
Death Investigation 0
Disorderly Conduct 14
Public Drunkenness 8
Domestic Dispute (non-assault) 35
Driving Under the Influence 31
Fire 8
Harassment 37
Vehicle Accident/Hit & Run 62
Juvenile Problem 25
Landlord/Tenant Dispute 3
Vehicle Lockout 43
Ambulance/Medical Assist 57
Mental Health Incident/MHMR 11
Missing Person or Runaway 8
Noise Complaint/Disturbance 11
Parking Complaint 21
Parking Tickets 48
Sex Crimes (including Rape) 5
Suspicious Person, Vehicle
or Circumstances
 99
Theft of Property 64
Threats 2


Traffic Stops (non-DUI) 623
Traffic Citations 306
Non-Traffic Citations  56
Warnings 393

      

      2010:  2,661 total

Alarm Activation 30
Animal Complaint 47
Arson  0
Assault 12
Assist Other Agency 149
Attempted Suicide  2
Bad Checks 17
Boro Ordinance Violation 171
Burglary  6
Child Custody Dispute 13
Civil Dispute 10
Criminal Mischief 28
Death Investigation  2
Disorderly Conduct 24
Public Drunkenness 11
Domestic Dispute (non-assault) 35
Driving Under the Influence 28
Fire  2
Harassment 50
Vehicle Accident/Hit & Run  76
Juvenile Problem 32
Landlord/Tenant Dispute  2
Vehicle Lockout 40
Ambulance/Medical Assist 68
Mental Health Incident/MHMR 11
Missing Person or Runaway  6
Noise Complaint/Disturbance 10
Parking Complaint 36
Parking Tickets 54
Sex Crimes (including Rape)  2
Suspicious Person, Vehicle
or Circumstances
 114
Theft of Property 18
Threats 11


Traffic Stops (non-DUI) 618
Traffic Citations 310
Non-Traffic Citations    78


       2009:  2,589 total

Alarm Activation   16
Animal Complaint 48
Arson  0
Assault 11
Assist Other Agency 199
Bad Checks 31
Boro Ordinance Violation 11
Burglary 5
Child Custody Dispute 23
Civil Dispute 16
Criminal Mischief 35
Death Investigation  3
Disorderly Conduct 24
Public Drunkenness 10
Domestic Dispute (non-assault) 33
Driving Under the Influence 24
Fire  9
Harassment 38
Vehicle Accident/Hit & Run 47
Juvenile Problem 27
Landlord/Tenant Dispute 9
Vehicle Lockout 23
Ambulance/Medical Assist 58
Mental Health Incident/MHMR 11
Missing Person or Runaway 10
Noise Complaint/Disturbance 28
Parking Complaint 33
Parking Tickets 161
Sex Crimes (including rape)  9
Suspicious Person, Vehicle
or Circumstances
 129
Theft of Property 63
Threats  6


Traffic Stops (non-DUI)  545
Traffic Citations 362
Non-Traffic Citations    57


       2008:  2,354 total

Alarm Activation  30 
Animal Complaint    44
Arson  2
Assault  9
Assist Other Agency 166
Bad Checks  23
Boro Ordinance Violation  31
Burglary  4
Child Custody Dispute  9
Criminal Mischief  54
Death Investigation  1
Disorderly Conduct  28
Public Drunkenness  9
Domestic Dispute (non-assault)  35
Driving Under the Influence  37
Fire  7
Harassment  52
Vehicle Accident/Hit & Run  60
Juvenile Problem  34
Landlord/Tenant Dispute  7
Vehicle Lockout  28
Ambulance/Medical Assist  48
Mental Health Incident/MHMR  18
Missing Person or Runaway  12
Noise Complaint/Disturbance  22
Parking Complaint  23
Sex Crimes (including rape)  6
Suspicious Person, Vehicle
or Circumstances
 109
Theft of Property  76
Threats  5


Traffic Stops (non-DUI)  442
Traffic Citations    221
Non-Traffic Citations    64


      2007:  3,250 total

Alarm Activation  44
Animal Complaint  60
Arson  1
Assault  11
Assit Other Agency  187
Bad Checks  25
Boro Ordinance Violation  31
Burglary  4
Child Custody Dispute  16
Criminal Mischief  70
Death Investigation  1
Disorderly Conduct  15
Public Drunkenness  9
Domstic Dispute (non-assault)  40
Driving Under the Influence  49
Fire  7
Harssment  66
Vehicle Accident/Hit & Run  42
Juvenile Problem  45
Landlord/Tenant Dispute  6
Vehicle Lockout  30
Ambulance/Medical Assist  76
Mental Health Incident/MHMR  27
Missing Person or Runaway  12
Noise Complaint/Disturbance  38
Parking Complaint  42
Sex Crimes (including rape)  1
Suspicious Person, Vehicle
or Circumstances
  124
Theft of Property  83
Threats  6


Traffic Stops (non-DUI) 960
Traffic Citations 488
Non-Traffic Citations   91

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