CADIZ, KY (2/8/12) – Cadiz Police opened 62 criminal cases in the month of January. That total is six more than last month and 30 more than January of last year.
Cadiz Police closed 56 of the 62 cases in January for a clearance rate of 90.3%. Of the 62 criminal cases opened, 4 (6.4%) were felony cases. All four of the felonies (100%) were solved. In 2011, 155 of the 805 cases (19.2%) opened were felonies. In 2010, 22.3% of the total cases were felonies.
A total of 24 people were arrested in January. That total is ten more than last month and 15 more than January 2011. In 2011, Cadiz Police have arrested 204 people, compared to 184 in 2010. In 2009, Cadiz Police arrested 208 people.
Cadiz Police answered 336 complaints in January — an average of 10.8 per day. That total was 28 more than last month and 15 more than January 2011.
Cadiz Police stopped 102 vehicles in January — 3.3 per day. That total is 67 more than last month and 82 more than January 2011.
Cadiz Police issued 17 traffic citations in the city in January. That total is eight more than last month and seven more than January 2010. Eight of the 17 citations were issued as part of the city’s traffic safety program with monies supplied through an $8,000 grant from the Kentucky Highway Safety Office.
Cadiz Police investigated 7 traffic crashes in January. That total is two fewer than last month and the same as January 2011. Two of the crashes occurred in parking lots in the city, and none involved injury. Each of the last two years, Cadiz Police investigated 141 crashes.
Cadiz Police conducted 1,170 security checks last month or 37.7 per day during shifts. Cadiz Police responded to 15 alarms and found two open doors while on patrol.
Chad Grace was promoted to sergeant this month. Sgt. Grace has been employed with the CPD since 2006.
Officer Scott Brown was named the public information officer this month. He will be the first media point of contact for the department and oversee content for the department’s website and social media.
Sgt. Grace attended a 40-hour in-service in Richmond for Leadership as a Behavior.
Officer Mathew Dolezal attended a 40-hour Digital Photography in-service in Richmond.
The Cadiz Police Department is now on Facebook.
JUVENILE CASES – Cadiz Police investigated four juvenile cases in the month of January. They were sent to the Court Designated Worker’s Officer for prosecution. In 2011, Cadiz Police had investigated no juvenile cases through one month.
DOMESTIC CASES – Cadiz Police investigated seven domestic-type cases in January. Three involved an arrest. All were forwarded to the Cabinet for Families and Children for further investigation. Through one month of 2011, Cadiz Police investigated two domestic-type cases.
Information provided by the Cadiz Police Dept.
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