1996 Statistics

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1996 Department Statistics


      The following statistics are taken from the Horseheads Police Department’s 1996 annual report. All statistics are displayed as summary totals for the year.

  • Police officers responded to 16,187 calls for service.
  • Patrol vehicles were driven 115,638 miles.
  • 1,872 crimes were reported to police.
  • 657 arrests were made.
  • 80 juvenile arrests were made.
  • 73% of the arrests made were non-residents of Horseheads.
  • 1,082 traffic tickets were issued.
  • 433 motor vehicle accidents were investigated.
  • 1,192 parking violations were issued.
  • Property Stolen – $180,518.00
  • Property Recovered – $153,943.00
  • Property Damage – $19,802.00
  • Property Lost – $26,837.00
  • Prisoners confined to village lockup – 71

New York State Penal Law – Reported Crimes

  • Assault – 36
  • Bad Checks – 273
  • Criminal Mischief – 130
  • Harassment – 227
  • Aggravated Harassment – 197
  • Petit Larceny – 338
  • Trespass – 58
  • Rape – 3
  • Grand Larceny – 21
  • Burglary – 45
  • TOTAL – 1328

Vehicle and Traffic Law – Predominant Tickets Issued

  • Excessive Speed – 192
  • Expired/No Inspection – 94
  • Driving While Intoxicated – 34
  • Seat Belt Violations – 40
  • Failure to Yield Right-of-Way – 49
  • TOTAL – 409

TOTAL VEHICLE & TRAFFIC TICKETS ISSUED – 1,082

Motor Vehicle Accidents – Accidents Investigated

  • Property Damage Only – 351
  • Injury – 82
  • TOTAL – 433

– Friday was high accident day with 80.
– Sunday was low accident day with 32.
– 3pm to 4pm was high accident hour with 49.
– Midnight, 2am and 3am were low accident hours with 1.

Parking Violations – Tickets Issued

  • Overtime Parking – 89
  • Fire Lane – 11
  • Handicapped Zone – 15
  • Miscellaneous – 1,077
  • TOTAL – 1,192