Great Safe Neighborhoods

Welcome to the City of Modesto Community Dashboard, a quarterly snapshot of the community's progress in attaining key outcomes. This Dashboard reinforces our steadfast commitment to effective, responsive, and transparent government. Through this Community Dashboard and other performance measurement initiatives we are tracking and reporting our overall progress toward our strategic commitments.

Outcome Measures


Outcome

Great Safe Neighborhoods 


Explore progressive crime and fire prevention techniques
Ensure the effective use and efficient deployment of public safety resources based on local need
Increase public safety coordination and communication among all city departments
Grow neighborhood leadership and capacity and identify self-help strategies to 
Support positive youth activities and engagement
Increase public awareness of city-provided services and partnership opportunities

Historical Look at Crime

Related Data and Charts

Police

Police FTE per capita comparison. See text below or click for text equivalent.
Property crime 2012 See text below or click for text equivalent.

Fire Department

sworn personnel drop. See text below or click for text equivalent data.
Sworn vs non sworn FTE. See text below or click for text equivalent data.
Modesto was 20% lower in 14/15 than it was in 08/09 going from 173 Sworn officers to 138.
Cost per citizen. See text below or click for text equivalent.
Cost per citizen is a standard way many city's compare their performance  from the perspective of the amount of resources being dedicated to crime prevention and protection. Modesto placed 11th in resources per capita in 14/15 at 120.00 per citizen vs. $287.00 per citizen for a city of similar size.
In comparison to other similar cities, Modesto lost 25% of its police force. 
In comparison to other similar cities, Modesto was 20% higher than it's peer average.