Crime mapping: efforts to improve safety in City Heights

Online tools like SpotCrime and Crimemapping.com produce information about the locations and frequency of criminal activities, helping law enforcement strategize about where to direct resources. Mapping crime also helps inform community members and keep them vigilant, and Hoover High School students are developing a method to report crime in the City Heights canyons. Read about the new media of crime mapping on AjA Project.

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