During 2014 members of the 1st Platoon handled 20,880 calls for service and made 502 arrests. Officers initiated and/or responded to these calls during the day shift hours of 7:00am-4:00pm when the City experiences a significant transient population increase due to commerce, retail, and airport commuters.
Over the past year, members of the 1st Platoon aggressively pursued persons wanted for outstanding warrants as well as focusing efforts on proactive measures to deter and apprehend violators committing vehicle larcenies and daytime house breaks. Members of the 1st Platoon significantly increased documented field interviews that aided in the investigation and successful closure of several cases.
The members of 1st Platoon responded in an outstanding manner to several significant threat incidents ranging from school threats to armed persons, to include the apprehension of a homicide fugitive. Members of the 1st Platoon devoted significant attention to our most venerable populations to include persons experiencing behavioral health issues, drug overdoses and crimes against the elderly.