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Ormond Beach Observer Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 1 year ago

OBPD shares snapshot of Ormond Beach crime data

What crime trends are present in Ormond Beach?
by: Jarleene Almenas Associate Editor

Car breaks continue to be one of the top crimes in Ormond Beach, as the city saw nine daytime car breaks performed by smashing windows during a two-week period.

This was one statistic shared by the Ormond Beach Police Department at its Crimeview meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 30.  The data presented to the attendees of the public meeting was a result of crimes and activities occurring from Jan. 15 to Jan. 28. Crimeview helps to increase the flow of information between different divisions and units in the Department, and is used to share information with other agencies. 

Here are other notable data shared by OBPD:

  • There were 2,256 calls for service, resulting in 242 reported incidents.
  • Traffic stops are up by 7%.
  • Auto thefts are down by 33%. Around this time last year, there had been nine reported auto thefts; only six in the city so far.
  • Assaults and batteries are up by 16%, with four more compared to this time last year.
  • Tickets and warnings are down 33%.
  • Education efforts (performed by informational cards placed on at-risk vehicles and property) is up by 172%.
  • Monday is the most popular day for car accidents. Friday comes in second place.
  • There have been six stolen firearms so far. In 2018, 39 firearms were reported stolen.



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