(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) - The Dearborn County Sheriff’s Department has released its annual report for 2012.
During the calendar year, the sheriff’s dispatch center received almost 8,700 calls, according to data provided by the department. The most common call, which occurred 914 times, was in reference to citizen assistance. Alarm calls were frequent as well, with 609 occurrences.
Other common calls to dispatch were title checks (719), property damage accidents (580), theft (489), deer crashes (239), disabled motorists (226), mischief (213), and animal problems (184). A total of 953 traffic stops were made during the year.
The sheriff’s department was able to close out about 86 percent of the cases it handled.
There were more than 2,613 people booked into jail at the Dearborn County Law Enforcement Center in 2012, about half of them for felonies and the other half misdemeanors. 1,799 of the inmates were male and 758 were female.
The jail’s average daily population was about 280 inmates. Each inmate stayed for an average of 44.5 days.