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Round Rock Police Chief highlights department statistics, community involvement

Published on March 9, 2016 under CommunityImpact

Statistics Banks said the number of self-initiated calls for the department went up in 2015, with 58,397 self-initiated calls in the year compared to 46,138 in 2014. The five-year average for self-initiated calls is 62,747 self-initiated calls in a year. “One thing we don’t want to see is the ‘Ferguson effect,’ or deep policing,” Banks said. “Which is when officers don’t want to get out of their cars and work because they’re worried about being the next YouTube sensation or the next five-o-clock highlight on the news […] We tell [officers] to get out of your car and do the right thing.” The number […]

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