Calls to Cass Sheriff up eight percent
The Cass County Sheriff’s Office received 18,812 calls for service in 2012, according to Sheriff Tom Burch’s annual report.
That is an 8 percent increase over 2011. It includes calls for the sheriff’s deputies, city police and fire departments and ambulance services.
Since 1997, the lowest number of calls received in a year was in 1999 when there were 13,931. The highest, 21,207, was in 2006.