During the 4-week period of Monday, September 29, 2014 to Monday, October 27, 2014, the officers of the Provincetown Police Department responded to 1,493 calls for service.
Over the course of the month, there were 10 disturbances, 3 disorderlies, one vacated harassment order, two restraining order/harassment violations (one arrest), one restraining order service made, 6 reports of harassment, two warrant service attempts (one arrest), 2 summons service attempts, one threat and one sex registry.
There were 60 medical emergencies, 4 well-being checks conducted, one reassurance check conducted and one child concern.
Officers responded to 7 larceny/forgery/fraud calls, one report of shoplifting, one defraud report (one arrest), one motor vehicle break-in, one breaking and entering (one arrest) and 3 breaking and entering/burglary calls (one of which was a follow-up). Several items were reported stolen including a backpack and marine gear.
There were 9 suspicious activity calls, one suspicious motor vehicle and one suspicious phone call. There were 2 reports of property damage, 2 reports of vandalism, 2 reports of motor vehicle vandalism (one arrest) and 2 trespass calls. There were 3 bylaw violations (including one tent), one crowds/overcrowding call and one BOLO (be on the lookout) for an overdue male. Officers were called in to keep the peace on 4 occasions.
Officers assisted other agencies on 13 occasions (including 5 mutual aid) and citizens on 17 occasions. There were 39 sounding alarms (burglar, fire, general and elevator). Officers conducted 85 "park, walk & talks" and 19 bar checks. There were 20 service calls. There was one livery inspection, three fire-other calls and two fires (one hot tub and one grill-with hospital transport). There were 2 bike accidents (one person transported to the hospital). Two open doors were investigated.
There were 30 complaints (including one flashing strobe, propane odor, 3 street performers, sewage smell and a camper). There were 6 noise complaints, one computer complaint and 4 annoying phone calls. There were 39 animal complaints including one dog bite, one white fluffy cat, 2 koi calls, one dead bird, 3 dogs in cars, one fox, one baby possum, one raccoon in vent, one raccoon pickup, one dead cat, 2 rabbits, a seagull, an injured fox, a litter of kittens, a possum, 3 lost dogs, one lost cat, 9 loose dogs, screeching and one cat not breathing.
Fifty-six motorists were pulled over and only one citation was issued. There were 140 motor vehicle-related calls (3 citations, one tow), 13 motor vehicle complaints (one citation), 25 parking complaints (5 citations, 3 tows) and 2 parking/street sweeper calls (2 tows).
A few of the more unique calls:
There were 5 arrests:
There were 18 motor vehicle accidents: