New program offers crime news online

The Kent County Sheriff’s Department (KCSD) has partnered with CrimeReports to provide the public with online crime mapping. By connecting to www.CrimeReports.com, the public can see a daily updated crime map showing when and where the sheriff’s department has responded to calls for service. Primarily, township residents will be able to view a crime map showing activity in and around their neighborhoods.

According to the KCSD, “Providing reliable, timely information to our citizens is one of our top priorities. The CrimeReports service gives us the ability to keep the public informed on a regular basis as to what is going on in the community.” The public can access the crime map 24 hours a day through the website or through the CrimeReports iPhone app, available for free as a download in the Apple iTunes store. There is also a link on the Kent County Sheriff’s Department website at www.accesskent.com/CourtsAndLawEnforcement/SheriffsDepartment/sheriff_index.htm.

The CrimeReports service lets local citizens sign up for free customizable e-mail alerts, so they can stay on top of crime in their neighborhood, and allows citizens to submit tips about area crimes directly to Silent Observer.

KCSD hopes that giving the community this information will help them prevent and solve crime in their neighborhoods.

 

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