Provost Marshal’s Corner is a community policing initiative to keep the public informed of monthly criminal and negligent activities affecting our community. To report a crime in progress, dial 911. Anyone with information regarding the crimes listed below, please contact Crime Stoppers at 396-EYES (3937).
Provost Marshal Messaging:
Halloween safety! Due to previous trends associated with Halloween, a few horror movies that are currently in theaters, and the scheduled release of a few upcoming horror movies, we highly encourage everyone to dress appropriately this Halloween season to avoid being perceived by mistake as a threat to the community. Recent examples include personnel dressing in clown and suicide bomber costumes with real and/or perceived weapons. When selecting costumes, please take into consideration the turbulent times we live in, and the impact your decisions have on our community and our first responders.
Fort Bragg will observe Trick or Treating from 6 to 8 p.m., Oct. 31. Please follow these basic SAFE tips:
“S” Swords, knives, and similar costume accessories should be short, soft and flexible.
“A” Avoid trick-or-treating alone. Walk in groups or with a trusted adult.
“F” Fasten reflective tape and lights to costumes and bags to help drivers see trick-or-treaters.
“E” Examine all treats for choking hazards and tampering before eating them.
Driver Improvement Training (DIT) Initiative:
In accordance with the Garrison Commander’s directive, dated Sept. 1, 2016, all drivers cited for the following will be enrolled in DIT:
Speed in excess of 15 miles per hour Traffic accident resulting in an injury or tow Failure to obey a traffic control device (to include individuals directing traffic) In September, 108 Soldiers were cited for DIT related violations. Currently, 455 DIT cited drivers have their on-post driving privileges suspended for one year or longer. Remember to remain vigilant and obey the posted speed limits and traffic control devices on Fort Bragg.
Top 10 Crime Statistics:
In September, the Fort Bragg community has experienced a change in the following criminal and negligible offenses:
Larceny of Private Property: 14 total, increased 11 from last month. Larceny of Government Property: 22 total, no change from last month. 70 percent are reported TA-50 thefts. Impaired Driving: 33 total, decreased 10 from last month. Domestic incidents: 28 total, no change from last month Assaults (Non-domestic): 11 total, decreased 1 from last month. Traffic accidents (roadway): 77 total, decreased of 10 from last month. Traffic accidents (parking lot): 77 total, decreased 3 from last month. Speeding (greater than 80 mph): 22 total, decreased 7 from last month. Speeding (less than 80 mph): 261, total, decreased 118 from last month. AWOLs/Desertions: 8 AWOLs and 1 Desertion reported. Tampering With a Lifesaving Device (Smoke Detector): 6 reported.