Learn about what the Colorado Springs Police Department
has been up to by looking through its 2013 annual report.
There, you'll find everything from internal affairs
to community outreach
, as well as stats for crimes. You'll also find some success stories, like the one that goes with this photograph of a string of bank robberies solved.
There's other information that makes you go, "Hmmm, I didn't know that."
Such as the fact that in 2013, police brought in $1.4 million
from its vehicle impound lot for impound and storage fees and auctions of the vehicles not claimed.
The tactical unit
made more than 100 felony arrests, and the K-9 unit answered 3,503 calls for service
Here's a list of some of those calls:
Conducted109 building searches
Conducted 125 field searches
Conducted 48 scent detections
113 misdemeanor arrests
196 felony arrests
25 burglary arrests
21 robbery arrests
37 canine suspects located
12 canine contacts
28 recovered firearms
38 narcotic-related arrests
$25,100 in seized property/U.S. currency forfeiture
$1,236,261 worth of seized illegal narcotics
61 canine demonstrations
Read the entire report here: