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Sheriff King County, 2005 Annual Report

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60 pages
This 2005 Annual Report of the King County Sheriff's Office (Washington State) provides statistics on crime in the county for 2004 and 2005, as well as statistics pertinent to the work of the Criminal Investigation Division and special operations.
In 2004, 20,980 Part I offenses and 20,537 Part II offenses were known to the Sheriff's Office, compared with 21,589 Part I offenses and 21,313 Part II offenses known to the Sheriff's Office in 2005 (a 2.9-percent and 3.8-percent increase, respectively). Data are also summarized for dispatched calls for service, adult charges/arrests, traffic enforcement, officers assaulted, total gang-related incidents, total domestic violence incidents, and hate crimes/malicious harassment reports. Crime statistics are broken down by precincts and patrol districts within precincts, as well as by community policing storefronts. Statistics on the work of the Criminal Investigation Division address the operations of the Major Investigations Section (assault offenses, special assault offenses, and family/juvenile offenses); the Special Investigations Section (fraud offenses, computer-related fraud, Warrant Unit activity, and the Court Security Unit); and the specialized units (Civil Unit, Internal Investigations Unit, and the Automated Fingerprint Identification System Unit). Other data pertinent to the Criminal Investigation Division are adult and juvenile charges, arrests, and citations; the Data Control Unit; dispatched calls for service by patrol districts; and response times. Statistics on special operations address traffic enforcement activity; traffic accident investigations; specialized units activity (Air Support Unit, Bomb Disposal Unit, K-9 Unit, Hostage Negotiations Team, etc.); the Marine Unit; community-oriented activity; and Metro Transit activity.