Top Cop: Crime trends determine patrol distribution on post

| November 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Col. La’Tonya D. Lynn
Commander, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, and  Director, Directorate of Emergency Services, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii



Welcome to Top Cop. The goal of this monthly column is to provide crime data to our military communities throughout U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii and to increase awareness of crime prevention.

The Directorate of Emergency Services, USAG-HI, uses crime statistics to determine patrol distribution and to maintain safety and security within our communities

From Oct. 15-Nov. 7, DES reported a total of 112 cases.


Those involving alcohol: 4
Service members apprehended: 11
Family members apprehended: 6

Unsecured/unattended: 19
In housing areas: 21
In public areas: 3
Traffic accidents: 6
Involving injuries: 1
Damage to property: 4

Driving under the influence
Service members apprehended: 8

Traffic citations
Outlined below is a listing of traffic citations that were issued from Oct. 15-Nov. 7.
Cell phone violations: 5
Speeding violations: 44
Failure to stop as posted: 13
No insurance: 14
Expired safety inspection: 23
Parking violations: 29
Improper turns: 1
No vehicle registration: 2
Failure to provide proof of Motorcycle Safety Course: 1
Failure to register: 2
Following too closely: 1
Driving without a valid motorcycle license: 1
Driving without a license: 6
Failure to produce driver’s license: 3
Expired registration: 5
Unattended child: 1
Defective equipment: 7
Failure to wear protective equipment: 4
Failure to display safety sticker: 1
Driving wrong way on one way: 1
No seat belt: 2
Attempt to enter a military installation with false ID: 1
Fraudulent use of license plate: 1
No construction permit: 1

Remember, always report any suspicious behavior or witnessed criminal acts to law enforcement personnel at Schofield Barracks at 655-7114 or at Fort Shafter at 438-7114.

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