ACCOMPLISHMENTS / PUBLIC AFFAIRS AND SAFETY 2014-2017

Police Division

Crime

  • Violent Crime Reduction 30% from beginning of 2014 to end of 2016
  • Non-violent Crime Reduction 26 % from beginning of 2014 to end of 2016
  • Overall Crime Reduction 25% from beginning of 2014 to end of 2016
  • Installed 4 Way Stops at Various Intersections to Assist w/Speed Concerns
  • Increased Traffic Enforcement City Wide
  • Removed 130 illegal guns from our city since 2014

Hiring

  • Hired 18 new officers - all city residents

Community

  • Strengthened division-wide Community Policing through daily on foot walk-throughs in the neighborhood by officers
  • Instituted several very highly successful youth mentoring programs

Technology

  • Installed 38 City Wide Cameras and Gained Remote Camera Access to Various Private and Public entities
  • Outfitted Officers with Body Worn Cameras
  • Enhanced 911 system and center and Police Radio Communications Systems
  • All Patrol Vehicles Equipped w/ Computers and GPS Systems
  • In the Process of Upgrading Public Safety Network
  • Installing Fixed License Plate Readers Throughout the City in the Near Future

Accountability

  • Increased Overall Supervisory & Officer Accountability
  • Over 50% Reduction in Citizen Complaints against the Police
  • Upgraded All Rules, Regulations, Policy and Procedures Upgrade
  • Entered Final Phase of New Jersey State Association Chiefs of Police Accreditation Process

Fire Division

Hiring

  • Hired 12 new firefighters - all city residents

Community

  • Successfully Implemented Various Community Programs to Help Adult Citizens
  • Installed 530 Smoke Detectors to City Residents in Conjunction with the American Red Cross
  • Worked with Plainfield Recreation Summer Program and NJ American Water to Paint all Fire Hydrants in the City

Accountability

  • New Standard Operating Procedures were Created to Improve Performance and Proficiency
  • New Software Purchased to Improve Personnel Accountability and Annual Data Tracking

Apparatus Upgrade

  • Purchased Three State of the Art Fire apparatus

Donation

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