2012 Results

ACCOMPLISHMENTS IN 2012

Operation Our Town total money raised from 2007-2012:

  • Over $2.5 million
    • Over $1.7 million raised from businesses, organizations, & individuals
    • Over $800,000 raised from federal grants in 2008-2010

 

Operation Our Town total money distributed from 2007-2012:

  • Over $2.1 million in grants distributed to law enforcement, treatment, and prevention programs in Blair County

 

View our list of 2012 grant recipients.

 

Operation Our Town awarded over $150,000 in grants to law enforcement to help special operations:

  • warrant squad
  • interdiction squad
  • saturation patrols
  • search warrants
  • tactical details
  • stakeout details
  • drug raids
  • Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force investigations
  • drug prosecutor 

 

LAW ENFORCEMENT SPECIAL OPERATIONS:

Search warrants executed: 10

Blair County drug raids: 4
Blair County drug arrests:

  • 2012 - 640
  • 2011 – 493
  • 2010 – 512
  • 2009 – 549
  • 2008 – 562
  • 2007 – 607

 

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
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
24 drug overdoses in 2012.

Drug/Criminal Prosecutions
Blair County District Attorney Richard Consiglio hired Attorney Peter Weeks as the drug prosecutor in July 2007, with the help of a grant from Operation Our Town.

Criminal Prosecutions:

  • 1,623 cases to-date
  • 36 jury trials to-date

 

Forfeitures:

  • $75,699 in forfeitures from cash, automobiles, and personal property.

 

Volunteer Service

  • 169 Operation Our Town volunteers participated in 24 Outreach events
  • 584 total volunteer hours

 

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