They released the finding during the monthly Compstat meeting. Police say extra foot patrols and squad cars roaming the streets help prevent crime from happening.
But, the department has to concentrate on certain trouble spots because of low staffing numbers leaving other areas vulnerable. "Burglaries, burglaries to motor vehicles obviously our biggest one is always trying get guns off the streets, that's key for us" says Deputy Chief Lori Sweeney. "When you think about how guns are tied into our shootings, home invasions, robberies for us that's the biggest thing we'd ever want to go after."
Sweeney says she'd like more manpower to patrol the city. But, she's satisfied at the efficiency of the department.