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Monett Police Department responds to 120 incidents in May

Friday, July 1, 2011

Officers with the Monett Police Department responded to 120 incidents for the month of May, which included 13 collisions involving 24 vehicles.

Three injury wrecks were documented, along with 20 vehicles damaged for the month.

The 911 Communications Center answered a total of 324 "911" calls. Of those, 82 were hang-up calls and 85 were calls for police. Ten calls were dispatched for Pierce City, including three calls medical assistance, five calls for police officers and two non-emergency calls.

The highest non-emergency call volumes included those for animal control, 115, medical assistance, 97, and police, 515.

Officers made 25 warrant arrests, bringing the year's total to 99.

Officers completed 120 offense reports for the month, nine of which involved juveniles. Other reports included 82 criminal incidents, 60 arrest reports and 27 general purpose reports. Officers reported 58 percent of investigations were cleared with 42 percent remaining open.

Detectives with the department received a total of 17 cases, not including drug investigations.

A total of 153 warnings were issued for May, including 102 moving traffic violations and 45 non-moving issues. A total of 27 ordinance violations were also issued.

Animal control reported a total number of 115 incidents for the month, which resulted in 26 dogs impounded and subsequently taken to the Humane Society. Four general purpose reports were also noted.

Various officers and 911 staff members attended a conference on gangs and assisted with the Drug Take Back program. A child scan fingerprinting event was also held. Additional training for officers covered the topics of police legal sciences, introduction to the incident command system and taser re-certification.

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