Sheriff Hughes reports on 2017 statistics

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Switzerland County Sheriff Nathan Hughes has released his department’s statistics for 2017.

TOTAL ARRESTS

Arrests are for single booking records of listed agencies county wide. Multiple charges on the same arrest do not affect these numbers.

– Switzerland County Sheriff: 254

– Vevay Police Department: 94

– Indiana State Police/IGC: 18

TOTAL ARRESTED PERSONS HOUSED

– Average bookings per month: 49.25

– Average bookings per day: 1.62

– Average stay: 36.02 days

– Average Daily Population: 46.79

– Out of County Inmate Billing: $226,610.79

– Switzerland County Inmate Billing: $341,250.00

CALLS FOR SERVICE

Calls for Service are the calls answered by the Sheriff’s Dispatch that require Law Enforcement, EMS, or Fire Department response. This does not include general information calls, or routine business calls.

– Total Calls for Service answered by the Sheriff’s Department Dispatch Center: 7,412

– Total of those calls for Switzerland County Sheriff: 4,855

– Average per Month: 404.5

– Average per Day: 13.4

911 CALLS

– Total 911 Calls: 3,961

– Total Landline 911 Calls: 866

– Total Wireless 911 Calls: 2,882

– Texts: 213

CALL BREAKDOWN

Comparison of the more significant calls handled by the Sheriff’s Office from 2016-2017:

– Burglaries: 2016: 23; 2017: 28.

– Operating While Intoxicated: 2016: 14; 2017: 57.

– Domestic Disturbance: 2016: 95; 2017: 103.

– Auto Accidents: 2016: 282; 2017: 293.

– Thefts: 2016: 107; 2017: 148.

– Traffic Stops: 2016: 680; 2017: 577.

– Suspicious Vehicle reports: 2016: 57; 2017: 113.

– Fights: 2016: 26; 2017: 33.

– Juvenile Calls: 2016: 59; 2017: 80.