12/13/12 Plymouth Police Chief Jim Cox presented the November activity report to members of the Board of Public Works and Safety Monday night. His department handled 636 calls for information and 266 complaints. City officers conducted 167 traffic stops and made 164 security checks and responded to 139 911 calls.
Plymouth Police officers conducted 85 investigations, responded to 60 civil matters, conducted 37 vehicle checks, issued 35 $2 parking tickets, and responded to 34 alarms. City officers investigated 34 property damage accidents, made 26 criminal arrests and 25 traffic arrests, handled 20 juvenile complaints, issued 19 restraining orders, and checked 17 suspicious vehicles.
Plymouth police investigated 17 thefts, conducted 12 welfare checks, used the K9 11 times, and checked on 9 suspicious persons. Officers served 6 warrants, located 5 open doors or windows, enacted the merchant protection plan 2 times, investigated 1 personal injury accident and 1 animal bite.
Fire Chief Rod Miller’s activity report for November included 150 alarm calls. 117 calls were for emergency medical incident, 9 natural vegetation fires, 6 false alarms and 6 medical assists. 4 times fire and or EMS was cancelled en route and twice they were dispatched to a chemical or toxic condition. Plymouth Fire and EMS had one other type fire last month, a vehicle fire, 1 person in distress, 1 rescue call 1 unintentional system operation and one wrong location.
Fire and EMS calls by district included 102 in Plymouth, 21 in West Township, 20 in Center Township, and 1 in LaPaz. Paramedic assists include one each for Argos, Starke County, Culver, and Walkerton and 2 for LaPaz.