Sheriff Philip Povero recently reported the following statistics for May from divisions of the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office.
The 911 Center processed 13,570 events: 6,480 events for OCSO and New York State Police, 1,137 calls for emergency medical services, 344 calls for fire departments, 3,357 events for Canandaigua Police Department and 2,252 events for Geneva PD.
Deputies responded to 320 car crashes: 42 crashes with injury, 128 property damage only crashes, 117 car-deer crashes, six vehicles in ditches, three rollover crashes, 24 hit and runs and one fatal crash.
The OCSO K-9 Unit reported 49 calls for service, including drug searches, presentations to the public and assists to other agencies.
Sheriff’s deputies assigned to Eastview Mall responded to 144 calls for service and reported 16 arrests for various offenses at the mall.
Sheriff’s investigators continue to process pistol permit applications. Povero said 257 pistol permit investigations have been completed this year.
The OCSO Crime Scene Unit reported 273 pounds of medications were collected from various drop boxes in the county in May. The medications will be properly disposed of by OCSO. Technicians collected 182 pieces of evidence from 73 different cases.
Ontario County Jail served 16,817 meals and 2,505 snacks to inmates.
The marine and recreational vehicle unit started its 2017 patrols of Canandaigua and Honeoye lakes during Memorial Day weekend. Navigation patrols will continue through September.
All 911 Center staff members completed eight hours of training on equipment use in the county mobile command post vehicle, emergency medical dispatch procedures, fire service call taking and dispatching and the use of the county’s computer-aided dispatch system.
Six new county police officers finished the academy phase of their basic police training at Finger Lakes Law Enforcement Academy. These officers have been assigned to a field training officer and will continue their training and evaluation for another 320 hours in the field before their academy graduation in July.
OCSO law enforcement members attended eight hours of firearms-in-service training.