APD Annual Reports - 2013 Annual Report - Page 8

At a Glance Staffing Victim Services Social Media The Arlington Police Department, through a shared responsibility with the community, utilizes a geographic policing philosophy with a problemsolving approach to solving crimes and reducing the fear of crime. • Assisted 12,508 victims of crime APD’s award-winning social media continues to thrive and enhance citizen engagement efforts. FY13 Authorized Positions: . . . . . 829 • Helped 4,421 victims of family violence • Provided services to 252 family members who lost their loved ones to natural causes, suicide, or violent crime Grant Positions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Sworn Officers: . . . . . . . 638 (7 Grant) Professional Staff: . . . . . . 205 (7 Grant) DWI Prevention APD continues to look at innovative ways to reduce the incidence of DWI-related crashes. From our enforcement efforts to our educational initiatives, we will strive to make positive progress. • 1,374 DWI Arrests • 1,672 Public Intoxication Arrests • 109 Presentations to Students on DWI prevention • 1 Underage Drinking Video Produced – 750+ YouTube Views • 1 DWI Holiday Jingle Video – 11,800+ Views • 3 Marketing Posters on DWI Prevention • Inside APD Episode Dedicated to DWI Enforcement – 900+ Views • Social Media Campaign related to DWI Prevention 6 Community Engagement • 211 Community Watch Groups • 148 Citizens on Patrol volunteers • 99 Citizens on Patrol Mobile volunteers • 140 block parties for National Night Out • Received 2 national awards in 2013 • Received 1 international award • Facebook Likes: 12,000+ • Twitter Followers: 14,000+ • YouTube Views: 420,000+ • YouTube Videos: 154 Volunteerism • Over 38,000 volunteer hours recorded • $593,206.43 cost savings recorded • 265 active volunteers in multiple positions