Part 1 crimes reduced by 13.1% in 2014 compared to 2013. Part 1 crimes include: criminal homocide, forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, arson.
THE FIRE DEPARTMENT
RESPONDED TO
14,616
emergency incidents; of which
78% were EMS-related.
To date, more than 300 people have graduated from Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) classes, including the first CERT refresher course. Many CERT volunteers have participated in exercises, drills, trainings, and Emergency Operations Center (EOC) activations such as the 2014 and 2015 Los Angeles Marathons and the statewide Great California Shakeout exercise.