July 31, 2007 Second All Hands on Deck a Success
Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier announced the final arrest
numbers today as a result of the second All Hands on Deck on July 27th
During All Hands on Deck (AHOD), all available sworn MPD personnel were
on patrol through out the District, and made a total of 475 arrests
including 116 narcotics related arrests and nearly 40 fugitive
All Hands on Deck is part of Chief Lanier's Summer Crime initiative
aimed at capping traditional summer crime trends by putting more
officers on patrol and engaging them in one-on-one interactions with
"Good police work, requires that every officer interact with the
residents of the communities they are assigned to protect. The
Department will continue to do all it can to provide the highest quality
of service possible to our citizens," said Chief Lanier. "The
second All Hands on Deck was a success, thanks to the support of
residents and the dedication and hard work of my officers."
During the second AHOD, all officers were required to work an eight hour
tour of duty. The Department did not incur overtime costs for officers.
They were given alternative days off to ensure every available officer
was on patrol on July 27th and 28th.
The arrest figures for the second All Hands On Deck are attached.
* Download "All Hands on Deck II" Arrest Data*
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