2,714 calls made to the Leesville Police Department (LPD) in 2017.

2,714 calls made to the Leesville Police Department (LPD) in 2017.

The following list contains the top five reasons for these calls, along with the totals for each. This list excludes 452 calls which LPD deemed false alarms.

Disturbance: 602 calls

Animal Call: 371 calls

Escort: 298 calls

Agency Assist: 297 calls

Drugs: 121 calls

A disturbance call is made when a resident witnessed some type of loud or unusual occurrence.

An animal call is related to any concern regarding an animal – this could be a stray dog or a report of abuse.

An escort call is made when police escort someone safely from one place to another.
In an agency assist call, the police department assists another agency, such as the sheriff’s department or state police.

Drug calls relate to any situation involving illegal drug activity.