In 2010, the Police Department responded to 52,376 calls for service, which included criminal events, civil situations and traffic-related issues. The Police Department also saw a noticeable increase in certain reported crimes. Specific areas that showed increases were aggravated assault and motor vehicle theft, which are typically classified as crimes of opportunity.
A Safe Place to Call Home
Castle Rock proves itself a safe place to call home year after year with low crime rates and top quality emergency services.
Crimes of Opportunity
A crime of opportunity is a crime committed without planning and when the offender sees he has the chance to commit the act at that moment, involving little or no premeditation. Although officers patrol your neighborhood to deter crimes, residents constitute the first line of defense against crimes of opportunity.