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January 11, 2011

Public Engines, Inc. Announces Permanent Injunction in Settlement with ReportSee, Inc, Operator of SpotCrime.com and MyLocalCrime.com

The settlement permanently prevents ReportSee from misappropriating data from CrimeReports.com   PDF

October 29, 2010

CrimeReports.com, San Jose Police Department and Logitech Join Forces to Enhance Next-Generation Public Safety Tools

Program leverages “crowd-sourced” information, including camera registration to reduce, prevent and solve crime   PDF

August 3, 2010

CrimeReports.com Launches Next Generation Social Utility, “Neighborhood Central”

Public Safety Goes Social For The First Time As Crime Reports Launches Next Generation Crime Prevention Tools   PDF

June 8, 2010

CrimeReports.com Announces Acquisition of TipSoft

Integration of Industry Leading Crime Mapping and Tip Management Tools Will Fundamentally Change the Way the Public Connects with Law Enforcement   PDF

May 26, 2010

CrimeReports.com Announces Social Utility “Neighborhood Central”

Suite of Online Tools Connects People With Their Local Law Enforcement Agencies and Neighbors   PDF

May 20, 2010

CrimeReports Names Scott Kinzie as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Product Strategy

Kinzie to Focus on New Tools to Revolutionize Public Safety.   PDF

April 22, 2010

Management Data Systems, Inc., and CrimeReports Partner to Streamline Data and Crime Analytics for Customers

Partnership create more efficient integration of law enforcement data. mapping, and analytics   PDF

April 20, 2010

Computer Arts, Inc., and CrimeReports Partner to Bring State-of-the-art Data and Crime Analytics Integration to Their Customers

Partnership creates better integration of RMS data and crime analytics   PDF

April 15, 2010

LETG and CrimeReports Announce Partnership to Create Seamless Crime Data and Analytics Integration for Their Customers

Partnership with leading RMS vendor creates streamlined delivery of crime data analytics to law enforcement agencies   PDF

April 6, 2010

eForce and CrimeReports Provide Seamless Integration of Data and Crime Analytics for Their Customers

With seamless integration, current eForce customers will be able to access their RMS data directly from CrimeReports’ internal-facing CommandCentral web-based analytics tools.   PDF

March 24, 2010

VisionAIR and CrimeReports Provide Technology for Law Enforcement Agencies to Share Crime Data with Citizens

Uniting these two technologies benefits law enforcement agencies as well as the citizens they serve.   PDF

March 8, 2010

Florida Law Enforcement Agencies Open Crime Data to More Than 4 Million Citizens Statewide

Law enforcement to share online crime data across the state through a partnership with CrimeReports...   PDF

January 26, 2010

CrimeReports Popular iPhone App Tops100,000 Downloads in First Month

Users search more than eight million crimes in 30 days...   PDF

December 16, 2009

CrimeReports Launches First National Crime Mapping iPhone App

Citizens can now take the crime map with them wherever they go...   PDF

December 9, 2009

CrimeReports Creates First Nationwide Source of Crime and Sex Offender Data

Combined map provides citizens with the only online, nationwide resource for crime and sex offender information...   PDF

October 30, 2009

Palm Beach County, Fla., Joins the National Crime Map

Today, as Palm Beach County residents prepare to send their kids out trick-or-treating, the sheriff’s office announces a partnership with CrimeReports, creators of the National Crime Map...   PDF

September 1, 2009

St. Petersburg, Fla., Becomes the 500th Law Enforcement Agency to Partner with CrimeReports.com

Today, St. Petersburg, Fla., becomes the 500th law enforcement agency to share crime data with the public through CrimeReports.com, the world leader in online crime mapping...   PDF

August 18, 2009

CrimeReports.com Raises $7.2 Million from Austin Ventures, vSpring

CrimeReports.com, the leader in online crime-mapping, today announced it has raised $7.2 million in a Series B financing led by Austin Ventures, one of the nation's leading venture and growth equity firms, with participation from existing investor vSpring Capital...   PDF

August 4, 2009

Obama Administration's Call for Innovation Through Open Data Sharing Contributes to CrimeReports' Continued Growth

Forty-three additional law enforcement agencies have chosen to heed President Obama's call for increased data sharing in government by joining the CrimeReports.com network in July.   PDF

July 9, 2009

Record Growth in June for CrimeReports.com Indicates Law Enforcement Trend Toward Online Communication

June represents a record-breaking month for CrimeReports.com, signing new partnerships with 49 law enforcement agencies across the U.S. These new partnerships represent close to a 10 percent growth for the world leader in online crime mapping in the last month   PDF

July 7, 2009

Boston Police Partner with CrimeReports.com

The Boston Police Department recently announced a partnership with online crime-mapping service, CrimeReports.com, demonstrating the forward-thinking direction of the Boston PD and CrimeReports’ role as the industry leader in crime mapping...   PDF

May 1, 2009

CrimeReports Launches Next-Generation Crime Analytics Tool

Today CrimeReports announced the launch of Command Central, a web-based analytics platform that tracks and manages crime data through user-friendly graphs, charts, maps, and visualizations to support CompStat-style analysis. Command Central gives every member of the police agency controlled and secure access to relevant, detailed and timely crime data for their jurisdiction...   PDF

March 1, 2009

CrimeReports Appoints Ken Meyers President and Chief Operating Officer

CrimeReports.com, the leader in comprehensive, web-based, crime mapping service in the U.S., today announces the appointment of Ken Meyers as President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Meyers will assume all day-to-day responsibilities of the company and report directly to CrimeReports CEO, Greg Whisenant...   PDF

May 15, 2008

Utah now has more than half of Utah's law enforcement agencies participating

Public Engines, Inc. today announced that more than half of Utah's law enforcement agencies are now making local up-to-date crime data available to the public through CrimeReports.com. With funding provided by Attorney General Mark Shurtleff's office and the state legislature, Utah law enforcement agencies are now able to provide crime data and real-time crime alerts to members of their respective communities. Read More...   PDF

April 20, 2008

Lyndhurst PD Becomes First in New Jersey to Sign on with CrimeReports.com to Share Neighborhood Crime Information with Community Members

Lyndhurst Police Department and Public Engines today announced that Lyndhurst PD became the first law enforcement agency in the state of New Jersey to sign a partnership with CrimeReports.com to share neighborhood crime incident information with community members via the Internet. Read More...   PDF

April 17, 2008

Public Engines Announces Strategic Alliance with Hitech Systems to Build an Integration Layer into Hitech Systems' SafetyNet CAD and RMS

Public Engines today announced a strategic alliance with Hitech Systems to include an integration layer in Hitech Systems' SafetyNet™ CAD and RMS for CrimeReports.com, making them one of the first CrimeReports Ready applications available on the market today. The partnership will allow SafetyNet CAD and RMS customers to immediately and seamlessly integrate their crime data with CrimeReports.com, giving them the capability to share their crime data with their local community members.
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January 30, 2008

New Pilot Program Lets Utahns Get Neighborhood Crime Reports by Email

Utahns can now check their e-mail to find out if there's a crime problem in their neighborhood. Attorney General Mark Shurtleff and Utah Speaker of the House Greg Curtis announced today the nation's first statewide plan offering up-to-date crime reports for individual neighborhoods. Read More...   PDF

January 29, 2008

Montgomery County Police Partner with Public Engines

Today, Montgomery County Police Chief J. Thomas Manger announced a new partnership with Public Engines, a software development company, to provide the ability to share neighborhood crime incident information through the Internet. Read More...   PDF

January 15, 2008

Six Law Enforcement Agencies Sign on with Public Engines to Share Criminal Activity with Community Members

Public Engines, a public information-sharing company for government agencies, today announced partnerships with police departments in Haverhill, Mass.; Buffalo, Minn.; Carpentersville, Ill.; Chamblee, Ga.; Tyrone, Ga.; and New Berlin, Wis., giving these cities the ability to more effectively share criminal activity with their more than 150,000 combined community members. Read More...  PDF

October 14, 2007

CrimeReports.com Announces Foundation Partners

CrimeReports.com allows law enforcement agencies to provide neighborhood crime information to citizens in near real-time and empowers citizen participation in community policing. These "Foundation Partner" departments are comprised of law enforcement agencies that are committed to using best available technology to engage the public and keep them informed. These agencies will play a pivotal role in the development of CrimeReports.com's future services. CrimeReports.com will include up to 30 departments in the Foundation Partners program to define the future direction of services. Read More...  PDF

September 17, 2007

CrimeReports.com Launches Crime Alerting and Mapping Service with the San Jose Police Department

CrimeReports.com and the San Jose Police Department have announced a new partnership that will provide easy to read crime maps and automated alerts to the citizens of San Jose. The service, located at http://www.crimereports.com or directly from the San Jose Police Web site http://www.sjpd.org, provides data in near-real time and is available now. Read More...  PDF

Media Contacts:

Ryan Lufkin, Director of Marketing, ryan@crimereports.com, 801.828.2721