Deering Police Department Deering, NH 03244
MONTHLY REPORT FEBRUARY 2009
- Officer Parsons continues his assignment to the Police Academy. Graduation is mid-April.
- Officer Hodgen resignation has become effective. His last shift with Deering PD was Monday Feb. 23rd. This is a huge loss for us in experience/professionalism and part-time officer availability and flexibility for scheduling.
- Chief Pushee will be unable to attend Town Meeting on Saturday March 14th, 2009, as he must attend to personal responsibilities by assisting in the preparations for and attending a memorial service for a religious leader at his family’s place of worship. Captain Cavanaugh, as second in command of the Department, will take over duties as necessary at the 2009 Town Meeting.
- In February 2009 Chief Pushee and newly certified Firearms Instructor Capt. Cavanaugh provided instruction for Deering and Washington Police Officers, for the required annual 4-hour Use of Force training session.
- Chief Pushee attended OC Pepper Spray Instructor recertification class in mid-February 2009.
- OC Pepper Spray annual training for Deering is scheduled for Sunday March 29, 2009. Washington and Bennington PD’s have been invited to attend this session.
- Speed Enforcement Patrols Grant: We have been approved for this overtime enforcement grant, and have begun working these 4 hour OT shifts. This grant will cover 88 hours total of additional (extra) patrols.
- Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant: I have submitted for reimbursement on this grant program.
- OHRV Enforcement Grant: Chief Pushee has sent in an application to continue these grants for July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010 period. We still have several OHRV grant shifts to be worked during the spring and early summer on the 2008/2009 grant.
- DWI Enforcement Grants: Chief Pushee has sent in an application for DWI Enforcement overtime/additional patrol grants for this summer, which will cover 90 hours of additional (extra coverage) patrols.
- DWI Regional Saturation Patrol Grants: Chief Pushee has signed on with NH Highway Safety for the Department to take part in three weekens (36 hours) of overtime patrols for DWI enforcement, on specific weekends through this summer as a regionalized saturation effort to combat drunk driving.
ACTIVITY REPORT: Calls For Service Logged: 271
DPD Call Outs 9 (civil complaints, criminal complaints, dog complaints, domestic violences, informational, mv accidents, and includes several calls that NHSP did not handle when they were “on-call”).
MV Enforcement: 74 (71 warnings, 3 summons)
MV Accidents: 3 (1 reportable, 2 gone on arrival or unfounded)
ARRESTS Total: 8
Charges: Drug Sales (Dec.2008 case) 1 Bench Warrants 1
Hindering Apprehenion 2 IEA (Psych Hold) 1
Breach of Bail 1 Threats w/Deadly Wpn 1
Threatening, et al 1
MILEAGE TOTAL: 2,960
2007 Crown Vic: 70,431 (2,186) 2003 Expedition: 69,654 (774)