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The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office has added a new feature to its official website at www.lawrencecosheriff.com.

"Beginning with the month of March, the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office began releasing monthly stats indicating the number and types of calls deputies are responding to," said Lawrence County Sheriff Brad DeLay. "These numbers reflect only the initial calls from the full-time uniformed and reserve patrol divisions. They do not include follow-up or non-uniformed response calls."

In March, patrolmen made 176 stops and issued 36 citations and 132 warnings. The breakdown is as follows:

* Driving while intoxicated, 4.

* Driving while revoked or suspended, 11.

*Speeding, 85.

* Failed to register, 36.

* Lane violations, 11.

* Failure to stop, 10.

* No insurance, 9.

* Other hazardous moving violations, 10.

* Other non-hazardous moving violations, 25.

* No seat belts, 4.

Officers also received 564 calls for service and made 48 arrests. Officers conducted 42 extra patrols. The breakdown of call categories follows:

* Stealing, 45.

* Burglary, 16.

* Property damage, 13.

* Assault, 7.

* Domestic, 14.

* Disturbance, 31.

* Narcotics, 10.

* Harassment, 11.

* Alarm, 17.

* fire, 15.

* Motor vehicle accident, 27.

* Trespass, 13.

* Civil complaints, 23.

* Officer assist, 77.

* Death, 5.

* Motorist assist, 18.

* 911 hang-up, 2.

* Check well being, 20.

* Animal complaints, 31.

* Miscellaneous, 169.

"This breakdown of calls may help the public understand more readily why it takes longer on some occasions for deputies to respond to calls and what kinds of calls they answer during a shift," DeLay said.

The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office has nine full- time patrol officers and 25 reserve officers.

The monthly report can be found under the "press releases" tab on the website at www.lawrencecosheriff.com.



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