Results

Click below to view the 2020 Annual Report!

Accomplishments:

Operation Our Town total money raised from 2007-2019:

  • Over $4.6 million
    • Over $3.7 million raised from businesses, organizations, & individuals
    • Over $800,000 received from federal grants in 2008-2010

 

Operation Our Town total money distributed from 2007-2019:

  • Over $3.4 million in grants distributed to law enforcement and prevention programs in Blair County:
    • Over $2.2 million distributed to law enforcement
    • Over $1.1 million distributed to prevention programs

 

Click here - View 2019 Prevention Grant Recipients

 

Special Operations conducted in 2019:

  • 108 new drug cases were started in Blair County
  • 209 drug purchases were made (54% of these purchases were for methamphetamine)
  • 44 drug related search warrants and buy-busts
  • 139 arrests of subjects who possessed, possessed with the intent to deliver, or delivered a controlled substance

 

Drug overdose deaths
31 drug overdose deaths in 2019.

 

Push Out the Pusher Drug Hotline Calls received in 2019:  (814-693-3020)
259 - Voicemail
239 - Live calls answered at 911 Center
498 - Total calls

Drug/Criminal Prosecutions in 2019
Drug Prosecutor position in the Blair County District Attorney's Office funded through an annual grant from Operation Our Town:

  • Attorney Katelyn Hoover is the current Drug Prosecutor
  • Approximately 266 felony drug cases were assigned between the Drug Prosecutor position and the First Assistant 

 

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