The Leesburg Police Department has released its 2011 Annual Report. The report highlights department operations and key law enforcement events in 2011 as well crime, traffic and workload statistics such as;
- Calls for service and officer generated proactive actions increased by 12%
- Reportable crashes increased in 2011. There were 450 in 2011 compared to 352 in 2010. The number of injury crashes slightly increased from 117 in 2010 to 124 in 2011. The major cause of crashes continues to be distracted driving
- Violent crime decreased by 5.4%
- Part I crime increased by 11.9% from 2010 levels. The major cause of the Part I crime increase was larceny; with the bulk of the increase being shoplifting and larceny from autos and most involving unlocked vehicles. ( Part I crimes are identified by the Department of Justice as aggravated assault, forcible rape, murder , robbery arson , burglary, larceny-theft and motor vehicle theft. )
The full report as well as past annual reports is available on the Town of Leesburg web page on the police department’s annual reports page .
A PDF version of the 2011 Annual Report can be downloaded by clicking here.
A PDF version of this press release can be downloaded by clicking here.