APD Calls for Service in Downtown

A Call for Service is simply a request for police assistance. Calls for Service do not always generate a police report and therefore cannot be considered actual crime statistics. Police Reports are Calls for Service that results in official documentation of the incident. These reports form the basis of local, state, and federal crime statistics. The statistics below come from the Anchorage Police Department.

2004

2008

%

ASSAULT

201

250

+24%

ASSAULT WITH WEAPON

19

12

-27%

BURGLARY

45

46

+2%

COMMUNITY POLICING

210

65

-70%

DISORDERLY CONDUCT

55

38

-31%

DRUGS

178

124

-31%

DRUNK PROBLEM

863

988

+14%

DRUNK TRANSPORT

224

662

195%

HARASSMENT

25

22

-12%

PROSTITUTION/GAMBLING

22

17

-22%

ROBBERY

20

29

+45%

ROBBERY (STRONG-ARM)

14

23

+64%

SECURITY CHECK

169

165

-2%

SEXUAL ABUSE OF A MINOR

9

4

-55%

SEXUAL ASSAULT

37

46

+24%

SEXUAL ASSAULT IN PROGRESS

1

3

200%

SHOPLIFT

131

158

20%

STALKING

5

4

-20%

STOLEN PROPERTY

 

1

N/A

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE

365

301

-17%

THEFT

424

388

-8%

THREAT

59

63

6%

TRESPASS

192

329

71%

VANDALISM

116

141

21%

WEAPON OFFENSE

30

21

-30%

WELFARE CHECK

973

754

-22%