The mission of the Flagstaff Police Department is to protect and preserve life, property, public order, and the rights of the individual by providing exemplary service through the establishment of a partnership of shared responsibility, support, and trust with law abiding members of the community.
The Police Department is responsible for protecting life and property, preserving the peace, and protecting the rights of individuals. These are accompanied through crime prevention, Community Block Watch Programs, repression of crime, and the apprehension of criminal offenders. The Police Grants division (23) accounts for the supervisory and support service functions provided to Metro Task Force, which is a state grant- funded program for a multi-agency investigative unit.
providing highly visible deterrent and pro-active solutions: This was accomplished through the Targeted Radar Advisory Program (TRAP) where
locations of increased published in the paper.
By utilizing all investigative resources, ensure consistent and timely investigation and disposition of all assigned crimes: Detectives had a clearance rate of approximately 50% for all assigned cases. Implement strategic planning for technology and information systems for the short term (5 years) and long term (5 – 10 years): Consistent meetings with all technology users to implement new technology and maintain current systems. Develop procedures in the new facility that
ensures quality Service classes regular basis.
ADDITIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS FY03
FY03 GOALS/OBJECTIVES AND RESULTS
Respond to emergency
in five minutes or slightly over five
minutes. Hold no more than 8% of total calls for service minutes or longer. This will be accomplished allocating resources to address peak call loads:
Abuse Resistance 5th grade students,
Education and Gang
A total of 9,384 arrests were made, an increase of approximately 3%. A total of 3,061 traffic accidents were investigated resulting in a decrease of nearly 7% from 2001. A total of 12,557 traffic citations were issued, including 974 for driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs. The Department maintained 74 Block Watches to address neighborhood concerns such as traffic, graffiti, and any other issue affecting quality of life. Certified eight housing complexes under the Crime
Free Multi-Housing Program. Sponsored two 2-week summer
on the GREAT curriculum. Approximately and 8th graders attended the camp.
were aggressively pursued, projects and enforcement
as evidenced by the number of meetings Present educational and prevention
individual projects were in order to address
the community and schools on basis emphasizing the dangers
specific problem areas in the community. included the:
substance abuse and traffic safety: These
need for personal and accomplished through
block watches, school service announcements.
Provide a high level of enforcement for substance abuse related crimes such as DUI, underage consumption, assault, and domestic violence: Over 950 DUI arrests were made. Zero tolerance policies for substance abuse violations and domestic violence. Offer two Citizen Police Academies annually: Two Citizen police academies were offered. Enhance the safety of Flagstaff’s streets by targeting causes of motor vehicle collisions and
Implemented Sunnyside Burglary Initiative, the Woods Watch Program, Watch Your Car Program, and others. The Department assisted Federal Authorities with the visit of President George W Bush.
FY04 GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
Develop constantly refine procedures that ensure quality customer service.
Annual Financial Plan
City of Flagstaff, AZ