The City of Grosse Pointe had a drop in the overall crime rate in 2012. In addition to fewer investigations, the department experienced a 15 percent drop in calls for service.
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The City of Grosse Pointe experienced a drop in the overall crime rate in 2012. In addition to fewer investigations, the department experienced a 15 percent drop in calls for service.
Officers in the City of Grosse Pointe responded and investigated fewer crimes in 2012 as compared to 2011, including a 7 percent decrease in those crimes classified as the most dangerous by the FBI, Department of Public Safety Director Stephen Poloni reported to city council this week. Poloni generally credits the drop to the "pro-active nature of the officers" during patrol, which is a deterrant, he said to Patch Friday. In addition to experiencing fewer crimes, the department received about 15 percent fewer calls for service at 4,508 in 2012 as compared to 5,322 in 2011. Poloni is the first of the directors of public safety in the Grosse Pointes to present his annual report on crime statistics. He said the numbers show that "Grosse …