Police Statistics for September 2012
At the October 10 CACC meeting, the SDSU Police and San Diego Police provided some interesting recent statistics. On Friday September 28, a maximum enforcement night was conducted with participation by San Diego Police, SDSU Police, California Highway Patrol, San Diego City Schools Police, California Public Utilities Commission (charter bus safety division), USD Police, Southwestern College Police, California Alcoholic Beverage Control, and San Diego County Probation Department.
The statistics for the night were:
4 DUI Arrests: 2 Drunk in Public Arrests, 7 Minors in Possession of Alcohol Citations, 1 Drug Arrest, 5 First Response Notices (disturbance warnings), 12 Administrative Citations ($1000 fines for excessive noise), 5 PUC Bus Safety Code Violations, 8 Other Arrests, 19 Misdemeanor Citations, 42 Traffic Citations, 55 Traffic Warnings, 50 Field Interviews, 56 Citizen Contacts, 2 Vehicle Impounds, 1 Detox (Alcohol) Transport, and 2 Alcohol-Related Hospital Transports.
In addition, 16 party buses were stopped. Of those, 5 received PUC violations (as included above), and 4 were deemed unsafe by the CHP and removed from service. A second maximum enforcement night was held the last weekend in October.
The SDPD Eastern Division community liaison, Sergeant Dean Thomas, provided statistics for C Squad operations for the month of September:
11 Drunk in Public Arrests, 1 Narcotics Arrest, 71 First Response Notices, 22 Administrative Citations, 6 Social Host Ordinance (Alcohol) Citations, 9 Minor in Possession of Alcohol Citations, 38 Minors in Consumption of Alcohol Citations, 6 Other Misdemeanor Arrests, 36 Hazardous Citations, 18 Non-Hazardous Citations, 13 Traffic Warnings, 90 Field Interviews, 26 Citizen Contacts, 16 Parking on Lawn Citations, 11 Detox (Alcohol) Transports, 7 Transports to Hospital or County Mental Health. Although most of these are for the College Area, the C Squad is responsible for proactive enforcement for the entire 50 square miles in the Eastern Division, including Mission Valley (East of Highway 163), Serra Mesa, Kearny Mesa, Birdland, San Carlos, Tierrasanta, Grantville, Del Cerro and Allied Gardens.