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Public Safety


Cops on Dots

The APPD utilizes mapping and other data to identify crime hotspots and place officers there in order to deter potential crime.

crime heat map

violent crimes per 1,000 residents

property crimes per 1,000 residents

The Community Says...

  • Crime and drug activity are major issues in the West Side, partially due to the large number of vacant lots
  • Relationships with law enforcement are improving
  • The West Side has a reputation of being unsafe
  • The APPD has been enhancing its role in the neighborhood through walking patrols, bike patrols, and a street crimes unit present every day of the week

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