Statistics

  • STATISTICS FOR 2018
  • Incidents of violent criminal activity remained low in 2018, with one murder, three robberies, five burglaries, two armed felonies, five aggravated assaults, 11 simple assaults, and 25 rapes. 
  • Detectives were assigned to 555 cases, which resulted in a 98.55% clearance rate.  This was 13% more cases than in 2017.
  • Statistics for criminal activity and traffic had some ups and downs from the previous year.
  • APD calls for service overall decreased by 15%, while 9-1-1 calls increased by 11%.
  • Crimes against children overall decreased by 13%.  Child abuse & neglect decreased by 11%, and child sexual assault decreased by 50%.  However, child pornography increased by 11%.
  • Juvenile violations overall decreased by 14%; however, a change was made to have truancy handled by the school system.
  • Sex offense calls increased by 12%.
  • Domestic violence calls increased by 1%.
  • Drug-related calls decreased by 23%, and DUI arrests decreased by 43.3%.  However, intoxicated person calls increased by 2%, and tobacco violations (including vaping) increased by 136%.
  • Disturbance/fight calls decreased by 1%.
  • Property damage calls decreased by 12.8%.
  • Burglary calls decreased by 26%, robberies decreased by 43%, and thefts decreased by 10%.
  • Mental health calls increased by 9%, but mental health committals decreased by 19%.
  • Fraud, forgery calls decreased by 4%.
  • Animal complaint calls decreased by 5%.
  • Traffic citations decreased by 26%, traffic warnings decreased by 44%, and traffic crashes decreased by 8%.
  • Warrant arrests decreased by 3%.
  • Welfare check calls increased by 8%.
  • Violations of court orders, protection orders, probation, and parole overall decreased by 10%.
  • 2018 APD Annual Report