Results

Click below to view the 2019 Annual Report!

Accomplishments:

Operation Our Town total money raised from 2007-2018:

  • Over $4.2 million
    • Over $3.4 million raised from businesses, organizations, & individuals
    • Over $800,000 received from federal grants in 2008-2010

 

Operation Our Town total money distributed from 2007-2018:

  • Over $3.2 million in grants distributed to law enforcement and prevention programs in Blair County:
    • Over $2.1 million distributed to law enforcement
    • Over $1.1 million distributed to prevention programs

 

Click here - View 2018 Prevention Grant Recipients

 

Operation Our Town awarded $126,473 in grants in 2018 to Blair County law enforcement:

  • Search warrants
  • Tactical details
  • Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force investigations
  • Drug Prosecutor
  • Drug Task Force equipment: Flashlights, batteries, binoculars

 

Law Enforcement Special Operations 2007-2018:

  • Search warrants - 208
  • Drug Raids - 46
  • Saturation patrols - 37
  • OCDETF investigations - 37
  • Buy-busts - 59
  • Task Force arrests - 1,491

 

Drug overdose deaths
Blair County drug overdose deaths decreased by 50% from 52 in 2017 to 26 in 2018.

 

Push Out the Pusher drug hotline calls received from 2007-2018:  (814-693-3020)
8,216 - Voicemail
3,198 - Live calls answered at 911 Center
11,414 - Total calls

Drug/Criminal Prosecutions
Drug prosecutor position in the Blair County District Attorney's Office funded through an annual grant from Operation Our Town:
3,387 total cases assigned from 2007-2018 

 

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