Crime Statistics

Monthly Activity Report - May 2014

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Calls for service: 3,294
Number of adult arrests: 105
Number of adult charges filed: 169
Number of juvenile arrests: 1
Number of juvenile charges filed: 2
Alarms responded to: 50
Animal complaints investigated: 27
Assault investigations: 5
Burglary investigations: 17
Criminal Mischief investigations: 31
Reports of disorderly conduct, fights and noise: 133
Domestic Violence investigations: 120
Drug investigations: 23
Fraud investigations: 6
Harassment investigations: 69
Hang up calls to 911 requiring police response: 26
Juvenile complaints investigated: 43
Larceny investigations: 95
Landlord/tenant disputes: 16
Mental Health problems investigated: 29
Missing person complaints investigated: 60
Motor vehicle accidents investigated-property damage: 90
Motor vehicle accidents investigated-personal injury: 18
Neighbor problems investigated: 29
Officers injured on duty: 0
Orders of Protection violated: 8
Parking complaints investigated: 102
Parking tickets issued: 650
Robbery investigations: 3
Sex offenses investigated: 16
Suicide attempts investigated: 13
Suspicious activity investigated: 136
Traffic stops made: 487
Traffic tickets issued: 350
Prisoner transports: 38
Trespass investigations: 13
Warrants executed: 29

The Detective Bureau was assigned 33 new cases and closed 39 previously assigned cases. Detectives made 5 arrests and applied for 10 warrants for a total of 36 charges. There were 8 felonies, 22 misdemeanors and 6 violations.

The Identification Bureau was assigned 81 new cases and a total of 244 items were received as evidence/property. Officers processed 73 photo memory cards, 1 background check and issued new/renewed 2 taxi licenses. Officers oversaw the state mandated reporting of 100 sex offenders residing in the City of Auburn which included 48 sex offender contacts. Officers also sent 9 items of evidence to the crime lab for further processing.

The School Resource Officer program handled 129 incidents in and around school buildings which required intervention by school officers. The incidents included criminal cases, fighting, bullying and other disruptive behavior. There were was 1 arrest made concerning school related incidents which included 1 juvenile.

The City Jail temporarily housed 10 persons awaiting arraignment in Auburn City Court on various charges.

The Community Oriented Policing program has one officer assigned to its operation. The officer is assigned to specific problem areas within the city when there is sufficient manpower. During the month of May the COP officer dedicated 72 hours to community policing. Most of that time was split between Brogan Manor, Melone Village and the area around Barber St. answering calls for service and dealing with ongoing neighborhood problems.

The Traffic Division conducted several details during the month of May to address violations of the state seat belt laws. As part of the “Buckle Up New York” campaign sponsored by the Governor’s Committee on Traffic Safety officers patrol specifically for seat belt violations and do not answer routine calls for service. Officers issued 90 traffic tickets as part of these details. 65 tickets were for seat belt violations and 25 were for other violations of the Vehicle and Traffic Law. Officers also coordinated additional DWI patrols on weekends during the month to curb drinking and driving. During those details APD officers issued 22 traffic tickets and made 3 DWI arrests. The additional patrols are part of a program funded by the Cayuga County Stop DWI Committee.


Annual Activity Report – 2013

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Calls for service: 29860
Number of adult arrests: 1387
Number of adult charges filed: 3836
Number of juvenile arrests: 45
Number of juvenile charges filed: 63
Alarms responded to: 455
Animal complaints investigated: 213
Assault investigations: 57
Burglary investigations: 183
Criminal Mischief investigations: 316
Reports of disorderly conduct, fights and noise: 1310
Domestic Violence investigations: 1403
Drug investigations: 233
Fraud investigations: 138
Harassment investigations: 949
Hang up calls to 911 requiring police response: 274
Juvenile complaints investigated: 418
Larceny investigations: 932
Landlord/tenant disputes: 115
Mental Health problems investigated: 292
Missing person complaints investigated: 236
Motor vehicle accidents investigated-property damage: 1136
Motor vehicle accidents investigated-personal injury: 176
Neighbor problems investigated: 207
Officers injured on duty: 10
Orders of Protection violated: 140
Parking complaints investigated: 1036
Parking tickets issued: 3409
Robbery investigations: 21
Sex offenses investigated: 133
Suicide attempts investigated: 123
Suspicious activity investigated: 1372
Traffic stops made: 5623
Traffic tickets issued: 3367
Prisoner transports: 517
Trespass investigations: 132
Warrants executed: 473

The Detective Bureau was assigned 433 new cases and closed 329 previously assigned cases during 2013. 35 juveniles were petitioned to Cayuga County Family Court. Detectives made 74 arrests and applied for 26 warrants for a total of 259 charges. There were 147 felonies, and 112 misdemeanors for the year.

The Identification Bureau was assigned 980 new cases and a total of 2388 items were received as evidence/property during 2013. Officers processed 945 photo memory cards, 28 background checks, and issued new/renewed 39 taxi licenses. Officers oversaw the state mandated reporting of 102 sex offenders on average residing in the City of Auburn which included 586 sex offender contacts for the year. Officers processed 42 items of evidence within the Identification Bureau and sent 297 other items out to the crime lab for further processing throughout 2013.

The School Resource Officer Program handled 1145 incidents in and around school buildings which required intervention by school officers while school was in session during 2013. The incidents included criminal cases, fighting, bullying and other disruptive behavior. There were 21 arrests made for the year concerning school related incidents which included 11 adults and 10 juveniles.

The Finger Lakes Drug Task Force initiated 161 new cases during 2013. Narcotics officers made 84 arrests and filed 382 charges. Officers seized 2,003 grams of marihuana, 1098 grams of cocaine and 31 illegally possessed firearms during confidential drug investigations throughout 2013. Narcotic officers also executed 24 search warrants.

The City Jail temporarily housed 189 persons awaiting arraignment in Auburn City Court on various charges throughout 2013.

During the year of 2013 the Auburn Police Department hired five new police officers. The department also lost a detective to retirement. At the end of 2013, the department employed 66 sworn police personnel including the Chief of Police.