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Crime and Mapping…

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If you’ve ever scoured the newspapers to see what type of crimes have happened in your towns, you’ll be interested to see what some other towns have done to provide the information to its residents.  The East Palo Alto Police Department has begun using interactive maps (via crimereports.com) to visualize where crimes have been taking place across their municipality.  Residents can now keep up to date with what is going on in their towns through community mapping…

If you are interested in reading further, click here.  Or if you are interested in seeing some actual crime report sites, click here

Kenneth E. Liwag, Rutgers University Planning Intern, VERTICES, LLC.

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  1. Dr. Shaw
    February 5, 2009 at 8:38 pm

    Ken – this looks very interesting! I look forward to seeing your progress. How about a demo for the class on March 27th??

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