Still, throughout the year, police responded to more than 21,000 calls for service, conducted more than 3,600 traffic stops, more than 870 bike and pedestrian stops, arrested 750 people and wrote 2,800 reports, according to the department.
There was also no increase in reported violent crime over the previous year, with 47 incidents reported in 2020, the same number as in 2019. There were no reported homicides in 2020. The percentage of violent crimes solved dropped to 40.4% in 2020 from 59.5% in 2019.
Property crimes, which include burglary, larceny, auto theft and arson, were nearly flat, rising by 0.65% over the previous year, with 776 property crime reports taken compared with 771 in 2019.
There were six complaints that were investigated internally in 2020. Three were sustained. One was for conduct, one for safety and the third was for performance, according to the report. Of the other three cases, one was not sustained, one was withdrawn and one was determined to be frivolous.
The number of internal investigations was down from 10 in 2019, according to the department.
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