Stanford emergency service departments detail monthly activity

Published 2:00 pm Wednesday, March 30, 2022

STANFORD – Stanford’s emergency service departments reported their activity for the month of February to the Stanford City Council during the March 10 meeting.

From Feb. 1 to Feb. 28, the Stanford Fire Department responded to 49 incidents. Those incidents included:

• building fire – 2

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• trash or rubbish fire, contained – 2

• emergency medical service, other – 23

• motor vehicle accident with injuries – 1

• motor vehicle accident with no injuries – 3

• search for person on land – 1

• dispatched and canceled en route – 1

• authorized controlled burning – 11

• smoke scare, odor of smoke – 1

• malicious, mischievous false call, other – 1

• smoke detector activation, no fire – unintentional – 2

• wind storm, tornado/hurricane assessment – 1

The Stanford Police Department (SPD) also provided a monthly report to council members on March 10. From Feb. 1 to Feb. 28 the department had 637 contacts from 911 calls.

Stanford Police Officers wrote 267 citations and issued 65 warnings.

There were 37 arrests and 38 “incidents/cases.”

Stanford Police responded to a total of 18 accidents in the month of February.

A total of 42 hours of training were completed, including two hours of “Department Roll Call Training” and 40 hours of inservice human trafficking from the Department of Criminal Justice Training completed by Officer Chase Marcum.

So far this year, SPD has written 479 citations and made 70 arrests.

Stanford’s Code Enforcement also reported the agency’s monthly activity during the council’s March 10 meeting.

During the month of February, Code Enforcement reported 12 violations, wrote one citation, and issued one sign permit. Code Enforcement reviewed one plat and issued or renewed 48 business licenses.

According to the monthly report, Code Enforcement received several phone calls over zoning compliance and worked on “zoning amendment in the Maxwell Street area.”