In November, while reviewing staff reports, Councilwoman Cela Burge commented that, while the monthly report from the Cape Charles Police Department was helpful, it could also provide more details, besides just a rundown of the numbers. As an example, below is this month’s report:
Calls for service in Cape Charles: 25
Calls for service outside of Cape Charles (assist): 5
Felony arrests: 0
Misdemeanor Arrests: 3
Traffic Summons: 8
Traffic Warnings: 5 (written& verbal):
Parking tickets: 1
Building Checks: 14
Assisted Northampton County Sheriff’s Office: 5
Assisted Virginia State Police: 0
Assisted Federal Agencies: 1
Assisted Fire& Rescue: 0
Foot Patrol Hours: 26
The following took place in November:
Officer Spencer, LT.
Officers Diaz, Lynch, Charlton completed Narcan training (opioid overdose).
I presented a class to the Christian school staff on “active shooter”.
Officers Charlton and Diaz graduated from
Arrests: Drunk in public
Assault & batter family member
This is a good,
Simply, it would be good to at least get the time of infractions, as well as geographic locations. We understand this can be sensitive, but this data should not be withheld from public view unless their release would threaten ongoing investigations, endanger officers or others, or invade someone’s personal privacy.