Joplin Police release 2018 annual report

Joplin Police

“I would like to take this time to personally thank all of the citizens of Joplin for the amount of support that you showed our police department in 2018,” says Chief Stewart to begin the report. You can read the full 2018 report on our website.

The annual Joplin Police Department report lays out statistics about 2018, including comparisons with 2017. Some of the crimes that saw an increase in 2018 from the year before are sex crimes, arson, burglary and vehicle theft. There were three homicides in 2017 and four in 2018.

Other 2018 JPD Numbers:

2018 JPD Numbers:
Calls for Service: 72,415
Reports Taken: 10,312
Traffic Stops Conducted: 10,759
Traffic Crashes: 1,750 (11 fatal)

You can read the full report by clicking here, or read below.