Franklinton Police Chief Justin Brown provided his department's stats at the Franklinton Board of Aldermen meeting on September 22, 2020. Information provided is actually inclusive of August 25 to September 22, 2020. The report reflected a total of 690 Calls for Service, divided into the headings of Public Assistance, Traffic, and Criminal Patrol.
Responses for Public Assistance included general complaints (311), extra patrols (90), medical calls (25), alarms (41), and suspicious persons or vehicles (32). Traffic activity included traffic stops (50), vehicle crashes (38), hit and runs (3), reckless operation (4), DWI (1), and citations (21). Criminal Patrol responses included disturbances (9), fights (3), simple battery (1), criminal damage to property (3), burglaries (6), theft and shoplifting (4), narcotics (7). Officers made 13 total arrests for 31 offenses.
The Chief advised that all officers completed an Anti-Bias Training and that officers will undergo Firearms Training as well as Officer Safety Training in the next two weeks.
Chief Brown commented on staffing and answered questions from the Aldermen.