(PRWEB) October 31, 2012
Busted! Grid, the leading innovator in the aggregation of crime information, announces the addition of San Antonio to its Web-based crime mapping tool. The information gathered from the San Antonio Police Department and posted to Busted! Maps is available at no cost and allows residents to keep track of crimes and incidents related to public safety in and around their neighborhood.
The Busted! Maps database currently provides information about almost 900,000 incidents in San Antonio from January 2011 to September 2012. Incident categories include traffic incidents, assistance requests, and reported crimes. Users can filter by incident type or date range and search results to identify areas with high incident rates related to thefts, drugs, sex crimes, and traffic.
Although San Antonio has seen a drop in crime from 2010 to 2011 based on data from the FBI's Uniform Crime Report, the report does not provide guidance about specific areas within the city. Busted! Maps puts this information in perspective by showing users what kinds of incidents are being reported in their neighborhoods and how frequently they are occurring. From 2010 to 2011 reported property crimes dropped 8.5%, and violent crime dropped 16.6%.
The Busted! Maps database has over 18 million incidents with more being added daily. The tool allows users to search for incidents in 17 categories and filter results based on date and location. To learn more about crime trends in San Antonio or other cities visit Busted! Maps.
About the Busted! Grid:
Busted! Maps is part of the Busted! Grid network, the leading innovator in the aggregation of criminal information that empowers citizens to be aware of criminal activity, be informed in their communities, and be proactive in the ongoing fight against crime.