Homeless Contact Heat Map 2021 .jpg

This heat map, scaled from blue at the low end to white at the high end, shows where Wenatchee Police officers were dispatched in 2021 in response to calls related to homelessness.

WENATCHEE — So how much does the Wenatchee Police Department spend addressing issues related to homelessness?

The Wenatchee Police Department recently provided The Wenatchee World with a near minute-by-minute accounting of the time its officers spent on calls involving a homeless person in 2021.

Capt. Edgar Reinfeld

Capt. Edgar Reinfeld

Wenatchee Police Department

Pete O’Cain: (509) 664-7152

ocain@wenatcheeworld.com or

on Twitter@peterocain

World news Editor

Pete O’Cain is a graduate of Central Washington University, served in the Marines Corps and covers public safety in Chelan and Douglas counties. He also leads The Wenatchee World’s wildfire coverage.

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