Officers with the Monett Police Department responded to 1,736 incidents, not including 911 calls, during the month of March, along with 10 collisions involving 18 vehicles. No injury wrecks were documented, but 14 vehicles were damaged during March.
The 911 Communications Center answered a total of 364 "911" calls. Of those, 60 were hang-up calls and 102 were calls for police. A total of 13 calls were dispatched to the Pierce City Police Department, including eight requesting medical assistance and two for police assistance.
The highest non-emergency call volumes included 104 for animal control, 163 for medical assistance and 537 for police.
Officers completed 105 offense reports for the month, four of which involved juveniles. Other reports included 73 arrest reports and 54 general purpose reports, two of which involved juveniles.
A total of 304 warnings were issued for March, including 104 moving traffic violations and 35 non-moving issues. A total of 30 ordinance violation notices were also issued.
Animal control reported a total number of 104 incidents for the month, which resulted in 18 dogs impounded, 10 of which were subsequently taken to the Humane Society.
Training activities for the month included active shooter response, field training officer and street survival.
The highest number of offenses included: 10 calls for driving while intoxicated, first offense; 10 calls for stray animals; 16 reports of stealing; and 27 warrant arrests.
Detectives reported 28 criminal offenses under investigation. Currently, Detective Dave Haskins has 10 cases under investigation, Detective George Daoud has seven cases and other drug-related investigations underway, and Detective Jeff Martinson is working 11 open investigations.
The 911 Communications Center employees logged several hours of training for the month, including: Code Pink protocol; extra enforcement details; lost and found items; medical diverts; active shooter communications; chemical suicides; runaways; bullying in the communications center; fundamentals of emergency management; lessons learned from the Joplin tornado; planning for emergencies; stress reduction; TTY training; and the Missouri Sunshine Law.