Everyone wants to feel safe in their community. Being able to research the crimes in your community or city is a great way to become knowledgeable and well-informed.
Many cities, counties and states provide online crime data through GIS maps. The maps generally provide information accessible by crime type, incident date or address. You can access a number of available links through our “Crimes and Crime Data Resources” website. Below are easy to follow instructions.
Main “Free Public Records Search Directory” website. On our “Free Public Records Search Directory” website, choose “Crimes and Crime Data” under … Read More
According to an article published in The Seattle Times, on Thursday, August 15, 2013, titled “Downtown getting safer? Not according to the numbers,” by Lynn Thompson and Justin Mayo, Seattle Times staff reporters, an analysis of the City of Seattle’s online Monthly Crime Statistics map was conducted by The Seattle Times. The crime rates in downtown Seattle have recently been the subject of discussion by the Mayor, downtown business owners and others. The City of Seattle’s crime statistics map displays major crime data by month, year and police beat. Depending on how the data is sorted, the results can vary. … Read More
Residents of York County, Virginia can now track crime in their neighborhoods thanks to a new online crime map launched by the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office has partnered with BAIR Analytics to provide this new crime mapping program called RAIDS Online. This interactive crime mapping website allows the sheriff’s office to automatically upload crime information as it occurs providing York County residents a firsthand look at crimes occurring in their county. The service went online last week.
This program allows citizens to map criminal offenses by date, location, and time span. Crimes such as thefts, assaults, burglaries, arson, … Read More
As access to public records becomes more abundant, criminal records searches have also grown in popularity. Many find it helpful to review the criminal records of those they are hiring, or even individuals involved in their personal lives. While not a pleasant subject, crime is a part of our world. However, public records searches can be used to reveal more than just information on one person. You can also use these records to uncover information about entire neighborhoods by reviewing resources such statistics and crime maps. You may find it helpful to review the crime statistics of an area before … Read More