Tuesday, 29 July 2014 11:55 pm

2012 STATS

Date and Time of Release: 15 January 2013

Subject: End of Year Stats
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The Sonora Police Department saw some surprising increases in some areas during 2012. One of the largest was in the number of arrests for driving under the influence (DUI). Another alarming rise was in the number of drug arrests made for the year. There was also a jump in the number of DUI accidents. Other areas that saw increases in were in the number of misdemeanor arrests, number of calls for service, number of calls for animal services and number of arrests for public intoxication.

On a brighter note, the Department did observe some decreases in some areas in 2012. General thefts dropped and the number of burglaries decreased as well. Another surprising but encouraging decrease, was in the number of domestic violence cases. There was also a slight drop in traffic collisions.

Below is a chart comparing the last two years.

2011-2012 STAT COMPARISON

TYPE OF INCIDENT 2012 2011

ANIMAL CALLS 429 393

BURGLARIES 121 131

CALLS FOR SERVICE 6,932 6,454

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 42 52

DUI ACCIENTS 13 8

DUI ARRESTS 112 54

DRUG ARRESTS 152 60

FELONY ASSAULTS 26 29

FELONY ARRESTS 240 240

INCOMING PHONE CALLS 39,598 30,229

MISD. ASSAULTS 57 59

MISD. ARRESTS 707 562

MOVING CITATIONS 731 397

NUMBER OF ARRESTS 947 815

OTHER THEFTS 263 301

PUBLIC INTOXICATION 176 136

TOTAL INCIDENTS 14,903 12,766

TRAFFIC COLLISIONS 170 182