Results

Click below to view the 2018 Annual Report!

Accomplishments in 2017

Operation Our Town total money raised from 2007-2017:

  • Over $3.9 million
    • Over $3.1 million raised from businesses, organizations, & individuals
    • Over $800,000 received from federal grants in 2008-2010

 

Operation Our Town total money distributed from 2007-2017:

  • Over $3 million in grants distributed to law enforcement, treatment, and prevention programs in Blair County

 

View our list of 2017 Grant Recipients

 

Operation Our Town awarded $150,995 in grants to law enforcement to help with special operations:

  • Search warrants
  • Tactical details
  • Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force investigations
  • Drug Prosecutor
  • Logan Twp. Police Dept. Drug K9, Freddy
  • Oxygen Forensics cell phone data extraction software 

 

Law Enforcement Special Operations:

Satruation patrols:  2

Search warrants: 25

 

Blair County drug arrests:

  • 2007 – 607
  • 2008 - 562
  • 2009 - 549
  • 2010 - 512
  • 2011 - 493
  • 2012 - 640
  • 2013 - 485
  • 2014 - 690
  • 2015 - 645
  • 2016 - 723
  • 2017 - 755

 

Push Out the Pusher Calls answered at 911 Center:
Push Out The Pusher hotline: (814-693-3020 or 866-693-3020)

Year Voicemail Live Calls Total Calls
2017 326 305 631
2016 403 212 615
2015 503 230 733
2014 526 211 737
2013 472 178 650
2012 512 185 697
2011 849 332 1181
2010 988 390 1378
2009 1183 573 1756
2008 1042 377 1419
2007 1184 n/a 1184

 

Drug deaths
47 drug overdose deaths in 2017.

Drug/Criminal Prosecutions
Blair County Assistant District Attorney Peter Weeks was hired as a drug prosecutor in July 2007, through an annual grant from Operation Our Town.

2017 Criminal Prosecutions:

  • 374 cases

 

Forfeitures:

  • $72,913 in forfeitures from cash, automobiles, and personal property.

 

Outreach:

  • Participated in 20 outreach events 

 

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