In the Grafton Police Department's Annual Report for 2013, Police Chief Steve Kliniske reported that Grafton police responded to approximately 4,012 calls for Service in 2013. The numbers averaged out to be around 501 service calls per officer. Kliniski notes the high number of offenses against people, which include assaults, domestic violence, reckless endangerments and other crimes where people are victimized through violence. In 2013 there were approximately 225 such offenses. Burglaries continued their decline with six reported in 2013, down from 7 in 2012. Only 2 burglaries remain unsolved from last year. The Police Department sold 6 impounded vehicles for a total of $1,585. They also sold the departments 1991 Chevy blazer at auction for $1,500. The report also states the department is mandated by the ND Peace Officer Standards and Training Board to complete 60 hours of "continuing education" per year. In total all the members of the Grafton Police Department attended !
!399 hours of training last year. Chief Kliniske says all members of the Grafton Police Department are up to date on training and have active peace officer licenses.