Cash, drugs, searches — CSPD was busy in 2013

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Learn about what the Colorado Springs Police Department has been up to by looking through its 2013 annual report.

There, you'll find everything from internal affairs to community outreach, as well as stats for crimes. You'll also find some success stories, like the one that goes with this photograph of a string of bank robberies solved.

In January 2013, the Robbery Unit worked a pattern robbery where five businesses and two banks were robbed during a two-week period. Detectives were able to place the suspect in custody and recover $175,000 of the stolen money. - CSPD 2013 ANNUAL REPORT
  • CSPD 2013 Annual Report
  • In January 2013, the Robbery Unit worked a pattern robbery where five businesses and two banks were robbed during a two-week period. Detectives were able to place the suspect in custody and recover $175,000 of the stolen money.

Officer John Ford and K-9 officer Heat. They're ready to roll. - CSPD 2013 ANNUAL REPORT
  • CSPD 2013 Annual Report
  • Officer John Ford and K-9 officer Heat. They're ready to roll.
There's other information that makes you go, "Hmmm, I didn't know that."

Such as the fact that in 2013, police brought in $1.4 million from its vehicle impound lot for impound and storage fees and auctions of the vehicles not claimed.

The tactical unit made more than 100 felony arrests, and the K-9 unit answered 3,503 calls for service.
 
Here's a list of some of those calls:
 Conducted109 building searches
 Conducted 125 field searches
 Conducted 48 scent detections
 113 misdemeanor arrests
 196 felony arrests
 25 burglary arrests
 21 robbery arrests
 37 canine suspects located
 12 canine contacts
 28 recovered firearms
 38 narcotic-related arrests
 $25,100 in seized property/U.S. currency forfeiture
 $1,236,261 worth of seized illegal narcotics
 61 canine demonstrations

Read the entire report here:
See related PDF 2013_annual_report_-_for_posting_0_1_.pdf

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