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GP Police Officers & Firefighters Started 2024 with Strong Community Protection Effort

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Grants Pass police officers and firefighters started 2024 the same way they finished 2023 -- working hard to protect the community.

According to the Weekly Report filed by Grants Pass City Manager Aaron Cubic, police officers responded to a total of 659 calls for service along with 232 officer-initiated calls last week that resulted in 40 arrests, 36 citations 34 warnings and six highly-intoxicated people being lodged at the Sobering Center.

Cubic also reported that officers conducted a total of 104 traffic stops in the city and made 17 referrals to the Oregon Department of Human Services.

The Community Response Team (CRT) made a total of 89 contacts with potential trouble-makers while arresting six people, citing 32 more and warning 30 others. The CRT unit also trespassed 19 individuals, posted 63 transient camps and cleared trash from 28 campsites.

Grants Pass Fire & Rescue responded to a total of 97 calls last week including 36 for emergency medical service, two for reports of fire or smoke, nine lift assists, five rescue situations, five assists to other agencies and three false alarms. Fire officials also performed three business inspections, led five education programs, assisted the public 10 times and properly installed two child car seats.

The 9-1-1 Dispatch Center fielded a total of 1,042 emergency calls in addition to 802 calls for non-emergency service.
Posted on 1/8/24 5:58AM by Sam Marsh