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Title: SPRINGFIELD (OH) - DIVISION OF POLICE - ANNUAL REPORT, 1977
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Springfield (OH) Division of Police
United States of America
Date Published: 1978
Page Count: 71
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Springfield (OH) Division of Police
Springfield, OH
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS 1977 ANNUAL REPORT FOR THE SPRINGFIELD POLICE DIVISION IN OHIO SUMMARIZES THE DIVISION'S ACTIVITIES AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS WITH REGARD TO CRIME REDUCTION.
Abstract: THE PATROL SECTION OF THE DIVISION IS CHARGED WITH MAINTAINING A SUSTAINED EFFORT TO ACCOMPLISH THE PRIMARY POLICE FUNCTIONS OF PRESERVING THE PEACE, PROTECTING LIFE AND PROPERTY, AND APPREHENDING CRIMINAL LAW VIOLATORS. THE TRAFFIC SECTION PROVIDES LAW ENFORCEMENT FOR VEHICLES AND PEDESTRIANS, SUPERVISES SCHOOL SAFETY PATROL, AND APPREHENDS BOTH CRIMINAL AND TRAFFIC VIOLATORS. MAJOR CONCERNS OF THE DIVISION ARE IN THE AREAS OF EDUCATION, ENFORCEMENT, INVESTIGATION, STAFF SERVICES AND TRAINING, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT, AND OBTAINING FEDERAL FUNDING FOR PROJECTS. STATISTICAL DATA ON THE FOLLOWING CRIMES ARE PRESENTED FOR 1977 AND COMPARED WITH RATES FOR 1976: MURDER, RAPE, ROBBERY, AGGRAVATED ASSAULT, LARCENY, AND AUTOMOBILE THEFT. THE DIVISION ACHIEVED A 17-PERCENT DECREASE IN CRIME BETWEEN 1976 AND 1977, AND CLEARANCES OF OFFENSES BY ARREST CATEGORY FOR 1977 TOTALED 35.6 PERCENT AS COMPARED TO 34 PERCENT FOR 1976. (DEP)
Index Term(s): Crime Statistics; Ohio; Police statistics
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