Hours of free fun tracking Chicago crime. If you’re like me and concerned about the increase in crime in your area (and that the mainstream media doesn’t always report) check out this crime database from the Chicago Police Department.
Find crime in your area – Hours of fun!
You can have hours of fun looking at Chicago Police Department Crimes map portal Map of the district’s crime incidents.
You can click on an area and zoom in until you get to the individual crime.
- Highlight an area.
- Click on the highlighted area. And blue dots will appear these are individual crimes.
- Click on the blue dot to see what the crime was. Then click on “View details for this row”. Click on next for more details.
Track via Clear Map
You can have hours of fun looking at Chicago Police Department Citizen Law Enforcement Analysis and Reporting Map application (CLEARmap)
You can search by address, beat, POD (Police Observation Device – cameras), School, Park, Ward or Community. NIBRS is National Incident-Based Reporting System is an incident-based reporting system used by law enforcement agencies in the US for collecting and reporting data on crimes. On the right side you can filter for crime type. Enjoy the horror!
Chicago Tribune Crime in Chicago: Explore your community
Another crime tracking source is the Chicago Tribune Crime in Chicago: Explore your community webpage. I don’t know where they pull this data from. Also I’m not sure if this is always outside of the paywall. Here.
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