Tuesday night, Antioch Police Chief Allan Cantando will present its 2016 Crime Statistics to the Antioch City Council which shows a reduction in Part 1 Crime by 5% in 2016 when compared to 2015.
In total, 2016 had 4,450 Part 1 Crimes compared to 4,683 which is 233 less incidents.
In total, Antioch Police worked 13 homicide call outs, however, 4 later deemed “justifiable” by the District Attorney’s office which drops the number down to 9.
In 2016, Antioch saw an increase of 4.6% in robberies with 293 incidents, but saw a decrease in aggravated assault by 28-incidents for a total of 403. Overall, violent crime was down 1.4%.
Antioch saw 233 less property crimes in 2016 as there were 762 burglary’s, 2012 thefts, and 916 auto thefts. According to police, auto thefts were down 10.5%.
Antioch also saw an overall decrease in arrests with 4821 total – down 2.7% when compared to 2015.
Overall, Antioch Police saw a reduction of calls for service by 4.52% with a total of 87,289 calls per serve—an average of 239 calls per day. A total of 8,112 were priority 1 calls. Another 39,077 calls were deemed priority 2.
In 2016, the police department further reduced their average response time to 9:48 minutes—in 2014 it was 10:36 minutes and in 2015 it was 10:06 minutes.
Currently, the police department is authorized for 102 sworn positions and have 98 full-time positions filled with 1 recruit set to graduate the academy in March 2017.
The police department is reporting between Nov 1, 2013 and Dec. 31,2016 they have hired 46-offices and have had 30 total separations for a net gain of 16 officers.
If you go:
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
City Council Chambers
200 H Street, Antioch CA