By the Numbers

By the Numbers

January 9, 2017 BISMARCK, ND –

A snapshot of resources and costs diverted from normal operations to support State and Local response to ensure public safety and law and order in Morton County and the Bismarck region due to protest events and related illegal activity since August 10, 2016.

 

Days of Response Support (since August 10, 2016) 153
Hours of Response Support (as of January 9, 2017) 181,232
State and Local Cost to Taxpayers (estimated as of Jan 4, 2017) $22.3 M
In State Agencies Providing Support 91
States Providing Support 9
Out of State Agencies Providing Support 33
Number of Arrests 581
Number of Protesters Arrested 556
Percent of Arrestees from Out of State 94.5%
Number of Arrestees with Prior Criminal Records 182
Number of Arrestees with History of Violence 25
Number of livestock killed/missing, injured (as of Jan 6, 2016) 10 / 32
Number of poaching investigations tied to protest area 3
Number of abandoned cars/structures on protest camp (estimated) 50 – 75

Read the original report here.