Sunday, September 18, 2011

Chicago crime database goes online

"Chicago is now posting online every crime over the past 10 years.

Starting today, more than 4.6 million crime incident reports dating to 2001 are posted online in a searchable database. It will be updated daily, providing fodder for residents to evaluate their own neighborhoods, academics to study crime and techie types to create websites or apps.

Until now, crime data was only publicly released in aggregate form on a monthly basis, with data going back 90 days on the Police Department's Clearmap geographic data system."

Read more
Location Oakland, Ca | San Francisco, Ca | California - Private Investigator