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Athens-Clarke County Police Department's 21st Century Policing Progress Report

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Police Activity

Activity 20162017 2018 2019
Emergency 9-1-1 Calls for Service117,409*108,830107,235106,987
 Citations18,40419,26820,01215,384
 Arrests3,7783,9373,1363,279


*An issue with the reporting system was discovered which caused under reporting by 20-30%.
Updated 04-03-2020

Personnel

Ra



Total
 Vacant
White

Black
Hispanic
 
Other RaceMale

Female

 Chief10010010
 Deputy Chief30210030
 Captains60420060
 Lieutenants16-311200130
 Sergeants32024611311
Corporal12-2910091
Master Police Officer N/AN/A9110101
 Senior Police OfficersN/A
N/A45400418
Officer First Class N/A
N/A27211301
Police Officers184-32459613715
Non-Sworn Personnel66-4451331950
School Crossing Guards33-881700520
TOTAL320-412214212420277

Updated 01-24-2020


Crime Rates and Trends

Part 1 20162017 2018 2019
 Murder4 67 6
 Rape53 5754 59
 Robbery 163 123136 128
Agg  Assault313333314* 359
 Burglary822683653 664
 Larceny - Total3,0543,0173,382 3,240
 Vehicle Theft224230285 238
Total 4,633 4,4494,831 4,694

Data updated: 04-03-2020


Police Pursuits and Use of Force


 20162017 2018 2019
Police Pursuits224010 17
Total Use of Force226264297 283
Firearm Presented5384109 105
Compliance / Tools442238 7
Hard Control / Strikes61818 7
Soft Control / Empty Hands142152185 183
Impact Weapon1712 0
Lethal Force11 14*
Stop Sticks393 1
Taser Presentation
 5569 41
Taser Deployed
 3926 39

*Data reflects total number of officers who used lethal force. In 2019, there were only 6 incidents in which officers used lethal force. 
 Data updated: 07-17-2020


Training


 20162017 2018
Total Hours31,772 36,93036,775

Data updated 03-01-19


Professional Standards


 20162017 2018 2019
Service Complaints43*4236 36
Policy Violation Complaints317 19
Criminal Violation Complaints005 4
Use of Force Complaints354 3
Bias-Based Complaints122 2
 TOTAL COMPLAINTS505054 64

*An increase in service complaints was noted due to policy change on how these types of complaints were recorded.
Data updated 07-17-2020


 Internal Affairs Dispositions 20162017** 2018 2019
Unfounded42*1416 20
Sustained459 18
Not Sustained146 7
Exonerated13123 19
Open Investigation N/A N/AN/A N/A
 TOTAL485454 64

*An increase in unfounded service complaints was noted due to policy change on how these types of complaints were recorded 

**The yearly totals may not reflect the totals of previously reported numbers due to a review by Internal Affairs correcting the status to reflect final outcomes of completed investigations.
Data updated 07-17-2020

 

Behavior and Discipline

*2017 reported numbers indicate year to date and are not final


 20162017 2018 2019
Suspensions341 1
Demotions000 0
Terminations229 3

Data Updated 07-17-2020