2014 Annual Summary

Community Walks

Memorial & Veterans Day

National Night Out

Riverdale Park Day

Food Basket & Toys for Tots

Professional Recognition

Training






Written Examination
Polygraph
Psychological
Medical/Substance Abuse
Credit History
Education Background






Criminal History
Driving History
Interviews and Contacts
Military Service
Neighborhood Canvass
Report of Investigation

52 Submitted Police applications

34 Initial background inquiries

12 Partially processed applications

5 Fully processed applications

$ 6418 per fully processed applicant

10 Town/Public Works submitted applications

$ 266 per fully processed applicant

Part I Violent Crimes:
Murder – includes manslaughter; does not include attempts.
 Rape – includes attempts.
 Robbery – includes weapons and “strong-arm.”
 Aggravated Assault – involves a weapon or serious injury.

Part I Property Crimes:



Burglary – with or without force; includes attempts.
Larceny / Theft – except motor vehicle theft; includes
attempts.
Motor Vehicle Theft – includes attempts.
Arson

120
100
80
60
40
20
0

104
95
79
61

60

52
39

52

400
350
300

374
323
239

269

269

250
200
150
100

50
0

182
132

149

70
60

62
55

46

50
40

37

33

30
20
10
0

17

18
12

50

48

45

40

40
35

30
25
20
15
10
5
0

34

31
27
23

25
21

75

80
70
60

63
53

58

63

50
40
30
20
10
0

27

28
25

250
200

225
190

150
150

122

162
128
105

100
50
0

80

90

86

80
70
60
50
40
30
20
10
0

64
58

61
44
27

24
19

54 Homicides in Prince George’s County,

19 domestic related

7 victims younger than 4

One child in Prince George’s was killed by a

bullet fired into a home

Prince George’s County averaged 126 slayings
a year between 2000 and 2010

Homicides are down nearly 40 percent
compared with four years ago

Resources can now be better focused on
domestic disputes

126 Law Enforcement Officer Fatalities

Nationwide

Law enforcement fatalities in the U.S. rose 24%

Officers killed by firearms in 2014 (50) rose 56%
from 2013 (32)

Ambush style attacks were the number one
cause of felonious officer deaths for the fifth
year in a row

Mayor Vernon A. Archer
Riverdale Park Town Council
Riverdale Park Department of Public Works
Riverdale Park Town Staff
Citizens and Residents of Riverdale Park