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Shillington Police Department
Thursday October 14th, 2010 :: 01:50 p.m. EDT

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See email for September Council report

SHILLINGTON POLICE DEPARTMENT MONTHLY REPORT
October 14, 2010

Mayor Hivner,

The following is the report for the Shillington Police Department for the month of September, 2010.
General Information:
• The department handled 1129 incidents
• 84 arrests were made: 23 Crimes Code violations, 35 Vehicle Code violations, 26 parking violations
Incidents of Special Note:
• 7 Incidents of theft from vehicles
• 3 Assaults
• 10 Incidents of Disorderly Conduct
• 11 Domestic dispute investigations
• 4 Cases of vandalism
• 14 Motor vehicle accidents
• The department is investigating an incident of possible child luring which occurred on 9-29-10 in the area of East Lancaster Avenue and Brobst Street.
• The Detective is working on several drug investigations in conjunction with the Berks County District Attorney’s Office. Efforts are being made to eliminate known drug activity areas.
• Arrests have been made in two previously reported theft cases.
• The department participated in a joint program with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The program focused on collecting and safely disposing of prescription drugs.
• The speed board was utilized on Philadelphia Avenue an effort to slow vehicle traffic. A speed enforcement detail is planned for a future date based on the data.
• The department conducted a speed enforcement detail in the school zone. Several citations and warnings were issued.
• Officers provided extra patrol for the football games at the Governor Mifflin Stadium.
• The department has acquired a ballistic shield. The shield will assist officers with high risk details.
• All officers are working extremely hard to provide excellent police service to the residents of Shillington. The department continues to experience strain due to lack of manpower.
• The department thanks the Borough for our updated computer network. The system added needed memory upgrade and is much quicker than our previous system.
Training:
The following training took place:
Officer Caltagirone – ENRADD and VASCAR speed timing device training
Chief Yochimowitz – Management of a Professional Police Department and Police Supervisor in-Service Training
Detective Michael Fick – BCERT Training & Active Shooter in the Work Place training

Vehicles:
Mileage: 3639
36-4 was repaired. The rear window was damaged by a prisoner who kicked the window. The cost will be paid by the prisoner.
Respectfully submitted,
T. Corey Yochimowitz,
Chief of Police

Address/Location
Shillington Police Department
2 E Lancaster Ave
Shillington, PA 19607

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 610-777-3947

Corey Yochimowitz
police
cyochimowitz@shillingtonpd.com
610-777-3947

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