The Internal Audit Department released its TPD False Alarms, Audit 18-10

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TPD’s Emergency Communications Center received an annual average of 19,000 intrusion and/or burglar alarms between fiscal years 2015 and 2017. Every time such an alarm came in, TPD responded by dispatching at least one officer to the incident location. Unfortunately, there were no real emergencies for a vast majority of these incidents...

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