State of the College Station Police Department Report
State of the Department - 2013 February 28, 2013 Chief Jeff Capps
Today’s Topics• CSPD Profile• City Growth and Call Activity• Future• Questions
VISION (Where we are headed)The vision of the College Station Police is to be regarded by our community and our profession as a premier law enforcement agency in the nation.
GOALS (Desired outcomes we seek)To Reduce CrimeTo Reduce the Fear of CrimeTo Improve the Overall Quality of Life in the CommunityTo Build and Maintain Effective Partnerships
CSPD Profile• 128 Authorized Sworn Personnel• 60 Authorized Civilian Personnel• 14 Temp/Seasonal Employees• 97 Employees with Educational Degrees – 21 Associate – 69 Bachelor – 7 Advanced Degrees• Personnel received over 15,560 training hours in 2012 including 7,000 hours for our Police Recruits @ Basic Police Academy.
CSPD Profile cont.• Budget FY 12 - $16,505,367• Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) Accredited (PD and Communication) – Law Enforcement 1991 (Flagship Status) – Communications 2003 – 3rd Re-accreditation 2012 (Gold Standard)
ORGANIZATIONAL FUNCTIONS CHART Chief of Police Jeff Capps Operational Support Bureau Field Operations Bureau Administrative Support Bureau Staff Assistant AC Brandy Norris AC Billy Couch AC Scott McCollum Cheryl Weichert Budget Coordination, Grants Administration Capital Project Management Personnel Files Criminal Investigation Division Uniform Patrol Division Communications Jail Lt. Lesley Hicks Lt. Rodney Sigler Administrative Lieutenant Day Shift Lt. Mike Pavelka Lt. Chuck Fleeger Internal Affairs, Grievances Evening Shift Police Dispatch Holding Facility Commendations Investigations Lt. Chris Perkins Fire Dispatch Crime Scene Victim Advocate Night Shift/North Gate Unit SIU Policy & Accreditation Information Services Zeta Fail Stephanie Simpson Accreditation Management Patrol Beats Policy Management Recruiting & Training Intake Research and Planning Lt. Steve Brock Records Evidence Crime Analysis JTTF Recruiting Technical Services Noe Rincones Training Field Training Ronnie Horcica Public Information Office Support Services Patricia Logan Special Operations Sean Dwyer Press releases Lt. Greg Leeth Building Maintenance Media Liaison Fleet Maintenance Animal ControlCrime Prevention Traffic Unit School Services Emergency Mgmt Property/PurchasingNoise Abatement Special Events Community SWATEnhancement Unit HNT Bomb Squad Crossing Guards Community Services Lt. Craig Anderson Volunteers Updated 02/26/2013 Interns Chaplains Honor Guard
Number of Calls handled by Police Personnel90,00080,000 83,05170,000 77,232 80,412 75,10960,000 63,987 58,30950,00040,00030,00020,00010,000 0
Calls for Service vs. Self Initiated50,00040,00030,00020,00010,000 0 SI 2009 CFS 2010 2011 2012 2009 2010 2011 2012 CFS 40,576 38,943 46,532 46,219 SI 34,533 38,289 36,519 34,193
Aggravated Robbery• (Drug Rip-offs) During 2012, we began seeing an increase in Aggravated Robberies involving the Theft of narcotics.• 12 reported cases in 2012• November 2012 - Murder Investigation in the 1400 block of Holik.
• 2012 Motor Vehicle Crashes DWI/Minor, 78 DWI/Major, 17 Fatality, 7 Hit and Run, 200 Non- Report., 362 Major, 448 Minor, 1239
Significant Events• January 1, 2012 – Criminally Negligent Homicide occurred in the 3100 block of Cain Road. – 21 year old female shot – Suspect awaiting trial.• February 2012 – Double Fatality Crash at Holleman and Texas Avenue. – Two Blinn Students killed – Extensive investigation – No charges filed
Significant Events• April 2012 – Wal-mart Shooting Incident. – Started out as a shoplifting incident – Struggle between Theft suspect and Loss Prevention Officer over weapon. – Significant amount of resources respond. – Multiple 911 calls leads to belief of additional shooters.
Significant Events• August 13, 2012 – Fidelity Shooting – Death of Constable Brian Bachmann – Citizens Christopher Northcliffe fatally shot, Barbara Holdsworth critically wounded – CSPD Officer Justin Oehlke shot in the leg – Outpouring of support from the Law Enforcement Community including local, state and federal agencies. – Equal amount of support from our community.
Equipment Needs Identified– Rifles for all sworn Police Officers (67 additional rifles)– Level III Ballistic Plate Carriers for all Patrol Officers (120 additional vests needed)
Specialized Unit – Northgate and Problem Crime Areas• Unit is expected to be fully activated in October of 2013.• Primarily cover the Northgate area during peak call volume times.• Will be utilized to address problem crime areas.
Community Enhancement Unit• Mission Specific Operation/Objective (MSO)- Improve the quality of life for residents of our Community through crime disruption and reduction and neighborhood empowerment• Resources and Partnerships – All units within the College Station Police Department – Code Enforcement – Community Development – Neighborhood Coordinator – Building Inspections – Parks and Recreation – Brazos Valley Council of Government – Department of Housing and Urban Development – Faith-Based Community – Regional Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice System Assets
Our Future• Continue to monitor the effects of development and growth of our City related to resource needs. – Feasibility of 9th Beat in Future• Enhanced Volunteer Use• Computer automated Dispatch/Records Management System• Continued growth of the department proportionally between sworn and civilian staff.• Spatial Needs of the Department.