If it seems like you are hearing about more arrests these days, you are right. The Eau Claire Police Department is working to fight an increasing crime rate, which has reached an eleven-year high-and that bump up is due largely to issues such as drug arrests. The Chief said the department is working to develop crime prevention strategies and to take action against crime.
On that note: Neighborhoods across our state are planning events to celebrate National Night Out. It’s a time when people are encouraged to get out and meet their neighbors and first responders to build a united front against drugs and crime. That is coming up this Tuesday, August 7th.