August 30, 2017, 5 pm, County-City Building 4th Floor
Councilpersons Present: Karen L. White, Regina Williams-Preston, Jo Broden, Oliver Davis, Jr., John Voorde, Dave Varner, Tim Scott
103,183 Calls For Service
23,671 Case Reports
2,536 Arrests (Does not include Warrant Arrests)
72 Uses of Force
3 Complaints from Use of Force
29 Public Complaints
30 Administrative Investigations
Numbers are an improvement over 2015
This area remains a challenge
Recruiting - Job Fairs, Post Cards, Military Returns, Schools, Cookouts, Booths, Neighborhood Meetings
Offering 4 Year Contract, Shift Incentives, Awards/Commendations
300% Increase in applicants
BUDGET REVENUE for 2018:
General Fund $28,823,331
Police Auction $ goes into the General Fund
Would like to get $30,000 in Grants/Intergovernmental Funds
Charges for Services $140,000
Fines, Fees & Forfeitures $106,000
Other Income $18,500
BUDGET EXPENSES for 2018:
Salaries & Benefits $ 28,100,000
Supplies $ 800,000
Services $ 5,200,000
PSAP $ 2,500,000
Education/Training $ 90,000
Travel $ 83,000
POLICE CAR COSTS:
Patrol Vehicle with electronics & technology, labor, 5 yr lease with Maintenance Agreement is $34,663
Maintenance is approximately $4K per vehicle
10 - 16 cars are in accidents per year
3 Division Chiefs
29 Supervisory Sergeants
5 Non-Supervisory Sergeants
162 Patrolman First Class
(30 are Investigators)
17 Patrolman Second Class
NOTE: There are concerns officer shortages will continue because of continued retirements and fewer numbers of available qualified recruits
We are down to 231 Sworn Officers and only 204 are available to the community
Need to recruit 20 - 25 officers per year to keep the numbers up.
100 officers will be available to retire soon - 20 years of service and at least 52 years of age
Hired 25 new people this year, but it takes a year before they are fully online
Shortage of officers for events since there are over 300 events per year
Chief of Police / Division Chiefs MAKE LESS THAN the Director of Parks / Dept Heads and they have to put on bullet proof vests to go to work every day
3,686 Walking Patrols in 2016, 2,120 so far in 2017
Upgrading IT, Cameras
Civilian Media Liason, Civilian Crime Analyst
33 Armadillo Deployments
NOTE: Board of Public Safety is considered the Citizen Review Board under Indiana Law
* What zip codes are these walking patrols?
* How much to get more Armadillos for Deployments?
* How much was spent on Drone project? What equipment included? $4M?
* Could the Financial Information be re-scanned so it reads correctly? Too hard to read going the wrong direction in the PDF
* What is the FULL COST of each shooting? Milwaukee costed it out to $700,000 per shooting. What is it here?
* What is the FULL COST for each Murder? Over 15 (?) this year
* Would it be more cost effective to have a local morgue? Also, delay for investigation and body to family.
* What are the OT costs per year? Better to have more officers instead?
* How many officers have 2nd Jobs? (Burnout having a stressful job + second job)
* Better ways to get input from citizens on crimes? Get involved in Neighborhood Watch?
* Can there be some TIF funds used for the Police Department? (Oliver Davis, Jr.)
* Apply for more grants? (Tim Scott) $56K for Safe Neighborhoods Grant
* $400k increase in PSAP paid out of EDIT (Jo Broden)
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