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The front entrance of the Denton Police Department.

While the overall call volume was down for the Denton Police Department, domestic violence reports increased and home burglaries decreased in the city of Denton as more people were home following stay-at-home orders.

During the week of March 15, the first week there was a confirmed COVID-19 case in Denton County, calls went from around 350 in a 24-hour period down to about 220 and a little over 300 calls. Calls have since gone back up to around 350 as restrictions on daily life have loosened.

ZAIRA PEREZ can be reached at 940-566-6882 and via Twitter at @zairalperez.

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