(From Government News Network)
] HOME OFFICE 001/2009 6 January 2009 Crime maps online across England and Wales
People across England and Wales can now access details of crime trends in the areas where they live at the push of a button, Home Office Minister Vernon Coaker announced today.
The Neighbourhood crime maps provide a rich picture of crime in police force areas. The public can now access crime maps on the websites of all 43 police forces to see volume of crime as well as crime trends and comparisons with the rest of the country.
The crime maps also allow the public to see how local crime fighting partnerships are impacting on issues of local concern and give people the information they need to dictate local priorities. Information provided is at …