Polk sheriff’s office weekly report

Published 11:49am Thursday, July 11, 2013

During the week from June 24 through July 7, 2013, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office answered 483 calls for service.
There were 27 arrests, issued 34 citations, served 30 criminal papers, 33 civil papers and assisted other agencies 12 times.
Officers completed 895 church checks, 1,542 business checks, 496 house checks, assisted the public 45 times and patrolled 13,592 miles.

- information submitted by chief deputy Mike Wheeler

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