CRIME BY THE NUMBERS

Special operations worked 42 special events in 2012, totaling 1,670 man-hours, up 60 percent over 2011. SWAT teams were dispatched 20 times in 2012 for incidents ranging from narcotics search warrants to barricaded suspects. Investigators worked a total of 2,078 cases in 2012, up nearly 11 percent; and police arrested 4,687 adults and 413 juveniles.

The Conway Emergency Operations Center reported 62,216 calls for service and more than 32,000 calls to 9-1-1.

Officers spent 19,827 hours on training in 2012.

Violent crimes, overall, had no change from 2011 to 2012; and property crimes decreased ten percent, according to the report.

218 violent crimes were reported to the department in 2012, compared to 220 crimes in 2011.

No murders were reported in the city of Conway in 2012, compared to three the prior year. There was a 35 percent increase in rape reports, with 27 reported in 2012 and 20 in 2011.

Conway saw a 2.5 percent decrease in robberies, with 80 reported in 2012, compared to 82 in 2011. Aggravated assaults were down 3.4 percent, with 111 reports filed in 2012 versus 115 in 2011.

Some 2,346 property crimes were reported in 2012, down from 2,616 in 2011.

Among property crimes, there was no reported change in burglaries, with 395 reported in 2012 and 397 in 2011. The department saw a 12 percent decrease in thefts, with 1,849 reported in 2012 and 2,108 in 2011.

Ninety-four motor vehicle thefts were reported, compared to 105 in 2011. The number of arsons reported in 2012 totaled eight, compared to six in 2011, for a decrease of 33 percent.