Statistics - - 2012 Police Calls

Broken Bow Police Officers answered 2,496 calls in 2012. The numbers are up, said Police Chief Steve Scott, a lot more time is spent on controlled substance abuse cases and reports of child abuse. The alertness and the quality of training for the officers contributes to the numbers, Scott added. BBPD Call SummaryJan. 1, 2012-Dec. 31, 2012Accidents - 141 This included 10 with injuriesAssault reports - 12Agency assists - 188Burglary reports - 8Child abuse and/or neglect - 141Citizen assists - 274 This includes calls to keep the peace, property disputes,scams and Facebook complaints City ordinance calls - 58City nuisance calls - 87Criminal possession of drugs - 70Criminal mischief - 38 This includes felony arrestsCriminal trespass - 7Death calls - 6Disturbance - 228 This includes terroristic threatsFire burning w/o a permit - 1Forgery - 5Threatening phone calls - 28Liquor violations - 14Littering - 2Juvenile - runaway - 10Public assist - 143 This includes traffic control - 67Property lost report - 73Protective custody - 4Sex Offenses - 6Search and Seizure warrant - 1Suicide attempts - 13Suspicious activity report - 102Theft - 114Traffic tickets - 168Wanted person warrant - 39Other Criminal - 23Tobacco violations - 3911 hangups - 36Ambulance calls 5Fire Calls - 6