8787 Erie Road
Angola, New York 14006
Robert N. Ferguson, Chief of Police
MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of the Town of Evans Police Department is to provide for the peace and security of all residents of the Town of Evans, to safeguard lives and property, to protect the innocent, the weak and peaceful, against violence or disorder.
AccreditationThe Evans Police Department underwent its' third Accreditation Audit in September. The Department was originally accredited in December 1991 through the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, and was reaccredited in December 1996, and again in December 2001. Reaccreditation audits take place every five years. The Evans Police Department will continue to be an Accreditated Agency until December 2006, at which time another audit will be conducted.
The police department roster includes 22 full-time sworn officers, 4 part-time officers; 4 full-time dispatchers and 4 part-time dispatchers; 1 full-time dog control officer and 1 part-time dog control officers; 1 full-time clerk and 1 part-time clerk; and 1 full-time police mechanic, for a total staff of 40.
DispatchEvans Police Dispatchers took 19,512 complaints in 2001.
Patrol DivisionIn 2001, the Evans Police Patrol Division handled the following:
Detective BureauThe Detective Bureau of the Evans Police Department has one Detective Lieutenant and one Detective assigned to conduct criminal investigations. The Bureau is responsible for the investigation of all felony crimes, misdemeanor cases that require follow-up, and also to investigate numerous petty offenses. The crime clearance rate statistics indicate that the Detective Bureau actively and successfully pursues its' investigations.
Dog ControlOne-hundred and seventy-two (172) appearance tickets were issued in 2001.
PersonnelPersonnel appointments in 2001:
Personnel retired in 2001:
Equipment UpgradesThe following equipment was upgraded and/or added to the Police Department inventory:
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