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South District Update for December 2017

January 10, 2018 9:09 AM

During December, the MPD addressed 2,162 incidents in the South District. That is an average of almost 69 incidents per day (a decrease from November).  The total number of incidents in the South District for all of 2017 was 28,188, which creates an average of almost 77 incidents each day.

Most incidents are calls for service from citizens.  These calls could be for reports of crime, but could also be for non-criminal occurrences like traffic crashes, civil disputes or parking complaints.  Activities that officers initiate on their own will also account for incidents in these totals - for example, activities like a traffic stop for speeding or some time spent on foot patrol.  Incident titles are created when the call is originated or first received by a dispatcher.  This original title may not always reflect what actually occurred and what is ultimately investigated by the MPD. 

Here are the December 2017 incidents in the South District by the day of the week:

December DOW

Here are the December 2017 incidents in the South District by the time of the day:

December tod

Here the 2017 month-to-month comparison of incidents in the South District:

spd 2017 mtm

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