The FWPD also (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNIJ10CWr8Q) shared a video in 2015 of a job interview with Darth Vader.
2015 because Officer Brad Perez, who has created all of the Star Wars videos for the Department, has a brother who has several Star Wars costumes," the FWPD said Friday to International Business Times.
"We don't know if we will be able to keep this up every year for every Star Wars movie, but as long as we have access to these great costumes and we keep coming up with what we believe are great ideas, we will try to make this a yearly tradition," the FWPD added.
* notified the FWPD Bureau of Identification that it would need extra personnel for conducting records checks, booking adult prisoners, and assigning control numbers.
For example, the FWPD sweep teams gathered intelligence from local school personnel, as well as juvenile and corrections personnel, on potential alcohol or drug parties.
During the 1998 spring break for Fort Wayne community schools, FWPD initiated a pilot program with four goals in mind - to reduce gang violence, to curb vandalism, to decrease juvenile criminal activity, and to act as an ongoing deterrent during the spring and summer months.
Prior to the team's first sweep, the FWPD held a public meeting to explain the concepts of the program.
Local police commanders and the FWPD Crime Analysis Unit indicated that during and immediately following the sweeps, the calls for police service and the number of criminal incidents declined noticeably.