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Numbers of calls to SH police, fire drop during 2016


January 10, 2017

Sweet Home Police Department and Sweet Home Fire and Ambulance District are starting 2017 on a high note as call loads decreased slightly during 2016.

While the number of calls to police did not shrink dramatically, the number of serious crimes reported in 2016 fell by about 27 percent from 2015, which was Sweet Home’s record year for total number of calls.

Sweet Home police responded to 9,648 calls for service in 2016, down from 10,161 in 2015, which was the highest number of calls for service in the history of the agency. The total number of calls to dispatch increased from 17,207 in...

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