Ogdensburg police responded to more than 1,000 calls in May, busted four meth labs
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 9:14 am

OGDENSBURG -- Ogdensburg City Police responded to 1,015 calls to service in May, which resulted in 79 arrests.

Ogdensburg police busted four meth labs in May, bringing the total to 17 since Jan. 1. Meanwhile the investigative unit opened 32 cases in May.

According to a monthly report issued by the department, police responded to 65 domestic incidents, issued 65 traffic tickets and gave out two parking tickets.

Police also responded to 43 accidents, and issued 10 city summonses.

The Ogdensburg Police Department serves a population of approximately 13,000, covering eight square miles, according to the city’s website.

Police handle an average of 10,500 calls per year and average 1,000 custodial arrests, 1,400 traffic tickets, and 2,000 parking summonses per year.

The department has 33 full-time employees with 28 sworn personnel and five civilians, according to the city’s website.