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WPD Monthly Update

July 5, 2016 4:22 PM

MPD handled 4,749 incidents in the West District during the month of June.  This is an average of 158 incidents per day.

June West District incidents by day of week:

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June West District incidents by time of day:

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Monthly West District incident totals so far in 2016:



A comparison of West District incidents from June 2015 to June 2016:



It is important to remember what an "incident" is.  In most instances an incident is a call for service, where a citizen calls to request an officer for something.  This might be a crime, but many times officers respond to things that are not criminal (traffic accidents, civil disputes, parking issues, etc.).  Also, many self-initiated activities officers engage in result in an MPD incident being created.  These include traffic stops and foot patrol. Finally, incident types/titles generally reflect how the call is categorized when first received by dispatch, and this may not always reflect the actual crime/behavior/situation.


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