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Grants Pass Police Officers and Firefighters Logged Strong Community Protection Effort

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Grants Pass police officers and firefighters adjusted well to Daylight Saving Time with a strong effort in community protection last week.

According to the Weekly Report filed by Grants Pass City Manager Aaron Cubic, police officers responded to a total of 633 calls for service along with 263 officer-initiated calls that resulted in 57 arrests, 33 citations, 41 warnings and four highly- intoxicated people being lodged at the Sobering Center.

Cubic also reported that officers conducted a total of 54 traffic stops in the city and made a total of 22 referrals to the Oregon Department of Human Services.

The GPPD Community Response Team (CRT) made a total of 126 contacts with potential trouble-makers while arresting four people, citing 36 more and warning 46 others. The CRT unit also trespassed 21 individuals, posted 63 transient camps and removed trash from 10 campsites.

Grants Pass Fire & Rescue responded to a total of 110 calls last week including 46 calls for emergency medical service, three for fire or smoke, 12 lift assists, five rescue situations, three assists to other agencies and eight false alarms. Firefighters also performed 21 business inspections, led one education program, made four public assists and properly installed two child car seats.

The 9-1-1 Dispatch Center fielded a total of 987 emergency calls last week as well as 768 calls for non-emergency service.
Posted on 3/18/24 4:49AM by Sam Marsh