(PRWEB) June 11, 2013
Busted! Grid, the leading innovator in the aggregation of crime information, announces the addition of Columbus, Ohio to its interactive crime-mapping website BustedMaps.com. The comprehensive database of over 33 million incidents gives residents in 28 states access to detailed police reports broken down by city, state, and address.
Busted! Crime Maps is a tool that allows residents to view and monitor crime incidents in their neighborhood. Users are able to search reported police incidents in 17 categories including theft, drugs, sex crimes, and traffic by date and location. By subscribing to the B! Informed Advantage™, users have access to unlimited searching, viewing of maps, monthly reports, and address monitoring of sex offenders in their area. The website also provides a searching feature that gives users detailed information including photos, descriptions of crimes, conviction information, locations, victim age, and more.
According to the most recent FBI Uniform Crime Report data, both violent and property crime in Columbus has decreased. In fact, Columbus had the lowest crime rate of violent crimes among Ohio’s largest cities with a drop of 5.2%. Property crimes fell at a slower rate with a 2.5% drop. With the addition of Columbus to Busted! Crime Maps, residents can stay informed about public safety issues in their neighborhoods.
The Busted! Grid resources and tools have helped solve cold cases, generate tips, alert citizens about criminals and criminal activity in their neighborhood and more. Information on BustedMaps.com is gathered directly from police jurisdictions to ensure accuracy and additions to the database are added daily. To learn more about crime trends in Columbus or other cities visit BustedMaps.com.
About Busted! Grid
The Busted! Grid network is the leading innovator in the aggregation of crime information that empowers citizens to be aware of criminal activity, be informed in their communities and be proactive in the ongoing fight against crime.