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Monett Police Department reports a busy October

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Officers with the Monett Police Department responded to 1,753 incidents, not including 911 calls, during the month of October, along with 24 collisions involving 44 vehicles.

Four injury wrecks were documented, along with 38 vehicles damaged during October. A total of four persons were injured.

The 911 Communications Center answered a total of 331 "911" calls. Of those, 42 were hang-up calls and 101 were calls for police. A total of 82 calls were dispatched to the Pierce City Police Department, including nine medical assistance calls and 44 for police officers.

The highest non-emergency call volumes included those for animal control, 102, medical assistance, 141, and police, 595.

Officers completed 113 offense reports for the month, 12 of which involved juveniles. Other reports included 52 arrest reports and 139 general purpose reports, two of which involved juveniles.

A total of 394 warnings were issued for October, including 116 moving traffic violations and 72 non-moving issues. A total of 27 ordinance violation notices were also issued.

Animal control reported a total number of 102 incidents for the month, which resulted in 21 dogs impounded, 25 of which were subsequently taken to the Humane Society.

Special activities for the month included a safety fair at Doug's Pro Lube, EFCO Trunk or Treat and the Ministerial Alliance Trunk or Treat events.

Officer Tom Jaglowitz attended new law update and death investigation trainings, and Officer Ryan Hutton attended a conference on the Mexican Cartel and Border Violence. Officer Dennis Goss was trained in Blood Alcohol Type III administration.

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