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Public Safety Data in Mansfield's Latest Annual Town Report

Facts about public safety services from Mansfield's 2012-2013 Annual Town Report.

Public Safety Data in Mansfield's Latest Annual Town Report
Here are some statistics about public safety culled from Mansfield's 2012-2013 Annual Town Report, just issued by the town government.

Police services

"The Town of Mansfield contracts with the State Police for the services of ten Resident State Troopers, one of whom is a State Police Sergeant. The Town also employs one part-time Mansfield Police Officer. Police coverage is also augmented by State Police patrols working out of the Troop C barracks in Tolland." (page 31)

Law enforcement officials in town "[r]eceived 15,995 total calls for police service; conducted 650 criminal investigations and 410 accident investigations; issued 4,145 motor vehicle citations and 1,669 motor vehicle warnings; responded to 9,136 non emergency calls for service; and made 96 DWI arrests in town during the past fiscal year." (page 31)

Animal control

The town animal control officer "responded to approximately 1750 complaints, issued 388 warnings, 74 notices to license and 22 infractions." (page 7)

That officer also "quarantined 6 dogs and 3 cats. Impounded 195 animals of which 46 were reclaimed, 137 were adopted out to new owners, 2 were struck by vehicles, and 6 were too injured or aggressive to place." (page 7)

The officer also "issued 3 notices to spray/neuter for felines." (page 7)

Fire departments

"The fire departments responded to a total of 1,785 calls for service. The breakdown of selected incidents is as follows: Fires 55; Rescue/EMS 1,268; False Alarms 147; Hazardous Condition 83; Service Calls 104; Other Calls for Service 128. Mutual Aid was provided 216 times."

This is the second in a three-part series. The first part is here. Next part: A quiz.

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