For a summary of annual crime statistics compiled by the Paducah Police Department, visit the news releases below:
Paducah Police Department 2017 Year in Review News Release >>
Paducah Police Department 2016 Year in Review News Release >>
Paducah Police Department 2015 Year in Review News Release >>
Paducah Police Department 2014 Year in Review News Release >>
Paducah Police Department 2013 Year in Review News Release >>
The Paducah Police Department averages around 50,000 calls for service each year. That number includes officer-initiated calls. For 2017, there were 52,275 calls for service. Of those calls, 2357 resulted in the arrest of an adult (a 3 percent increase as compared to 2016), and 132 of those calls resulted in charges against juveniles (an increase of 11 percent as compared to the 118 in 2016). Also in 2017, the Department served a total of 1209 warrants and 220 criminal summonses as compared to 1179 and 215 respectively in 2016. Those numbers were 988 and 140, respectively, in 2015.
|Year||Calls for Service||Number of Adult Arrests|
Since the 1930s, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has been responsible for tracking crime in the United States through the Uniform Crime Report which is published annually. Crimes are sorted by categories, and the most serious offenses are referred to as Part I Crimes. As part of their report, the FBI considers eight types of crime to be Part I Crimes. Violent crimes are murder, rape, robbery, and assault. Property crimes include burglary, larceny, auto theft, and arson.
|Year||Total Number of Reported Part I Crimes||Murder||Rape||Robbery||Assault||Burglary||Larceny (Theft)||Auto Theft||Arson|
Part II crimes include the following types of crime: simple assaults, forgery and counterfeiting, fraud, criminal mischief, weapons offenses, sexual offenses (other than rape), drug abuse violations, liquor violations, offenses against family and children, and all other offenses not included in Part I crimes.
|Year||Total Number of Reported Part II Crimes|
According to the Paducah Code of Ordinances (Chapter 38 Sec. 63), upon written notification from the City of Paducah of three false alarm notifications (FANs) within a 12-month period, the owner, manager, or other person responsible for the alarm site shall apply for an alarm permit and submit a $25.00 permit fee within 30 days of receipt of written notification.