1997 Statistics

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1997 Department Statistics


      The following statistics are taken from the Horseheads Police Department’s 1997 annual report. All statistics are displayed as summary totals for the year.

  • Police officers responded to 17,621 calls for service.
  • Patrol vehicles were driven 121,994 miles.
  • 1,485 crimes were reported to police.
  • 495 arrests were made.
  • 37 juvenile arrests were made.
  • 75% of the arrests made were non-residents of Horseheads.
  • 1,247 traffic tickets were issued.
  • 456 motor vehicle accidents were investigated.
  • 3,184 parking violations were issued.
  • Property Stolen – $106,344.00
  • Property Recovered – $65,359.00
  • Property Damage – $30,867.00
  • Property Lost – $17,615.00
  • Prisoners confined to village lockup – 66

New York State Penal Law – Reported Crimes

  • Assault – 12
  • Bad Checks – 203
  • Criminal Mischief – 111
  • Harassment – 172
  • Aggravated Harassment – 168
  • Petit Larceny – 279
  • Trespass – 68
  • Rape – 1
  • Grand Larceny – 21
  • Burglary – 44
  • TOTAL – 1079

Vehicle and Traffic Law – Predominant Tickets Issued

  • Excessive Speed – 375
  • Expired/No Inspection – 79
  • Driving While Intoxicated – 35
  • Seat Belt Violations – 51
  • Failure to Yield Right-of-Way – 60
  • TOTAL – 600

TOTAL VEHICLE & TRAFFIC TICKETS ISSUED – 1,247

Motor Vehicle Accidents – Accidents Investigated

  • Property Damage Only – 394
  • Injury – 62
  • TOTAL – 456

– Friday was high accident day with 93.
– Sunday was low accident day with 30.
– 2pm to 3pm were high accident hours with 48.
– 3am to 4am was low accident hour with 0.

Parking Violations – Tickets Issued

  • Overtime Parking – 1,068
  • Fire Lane – 76
  • Handicapped Zone – 63
  • Miscellaneous – 1,977
  • TOTAL – 3,184