The 2022 Wappingers Falls Police Community Survey was completed on January 28th. Responses came from a direct mailing in the water bill, and online, social media notices. Surveys analysis attached.
Two new marked vehicles were put into service in January. Two old vehicles were taken out of service and will be placed on auction.
Community Policing Officer Jennifer Farrell conducted a tour and police investigation demonstration with Wappingers Falls Boy Scouts
2 child safety seat inspections were conducted.
Patrol Activity During the month of January 2022 patrol officers were dispatched to 367 calls for service. Eighty traffic ticket’s and 103 parking tickets were issued. During the month of January there were 13 arrests resulting in charges that include Aggravated Unlicensed Operation, Criminal Mischief 4, Assault 3 and Driving While Intoxicated.
Patrol Officers conducted:
· 450 checks of Village Parks
· 1080 targeted neighborhood patrols
· 990 targeted business area checks
· 180 targeted government facility checks
Patrol Officers conducted 42 targeted traffic observation/enforcement details. Locations of the details included:
· South Ave
· Elm St
· Mill St
· E. Main St
· N Mesier
· S. Mesier
· Clinton St
· Market St
· Spring St
· Academy St
· Brookside Dr
· Delavergne Ave
· Liss Rd
· Nelson Ave
· West Academy St
Training During the month of January four officers completed the Civilian Response to Active Shooter Instructor Course. The training will be used to offer training to residents, businesses and organizations. Two officers attended a Pro-Active Patrol Tactics seminar.
The Village received a check reimbursement check in the amount of $1,800 for domestic violence training attended in October, 2021.
Charles Ferry Police Commissioner