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Crime Reports is a company that provides law enforcement agencies with a web-based service for managing and controlling the sharing of incident data with the public, in near real-time. Community members can then access their neighborhood police incident information for free, empowering them to make informed decisions to help improve the safety of their families, friends, property and the community at large.
No. No personal data such as names, date of birth, social security number, or other personal information are used in this product. The only data used to create these maps are reported incidents, dates, times and locations.
No, Crime Report shows only certain types of incidents that the Essex Police are dealing with. To see a list or display certain types of incidents, click on the "Crime Types" button on the top of the webpage just above the map. With this button you can see the "types" of incidents that are listed on our maps and can choose which incidents you choose to see or not see.
No. Although many of the incident listed on our map are in fact crimes, they are not "all" crimes. For example, you will see some flags with cars, these are traffic complaints which in many cases are not criminal. This may be where an officer issued someone a traffic ticket for speeding.
Incidents that are in the crime types that are listed but first be verified by the investigating officer to ensure the report is accurate. Once an officer has verified an incident that is a crime type listed, it typically takes about 24 hours to show up on the map.
Like searching for a type of incident, you can choose to search for incidents on specific dates by clicking on the date options on the top left of the map. You can quickly select 3, 7, 14 and 30 days or you can open up the calender and pick the dates you want.
Click on the "Crime Type" button on the top of the map and then select which crime types you want to see and then click the "Done" button. Note that you can choose to see "All" or "None" of the incidents by using the same method.
When you point at the map with your mouse you should see a "hand". Simply click your left mouse button and drag the map to the left, right, up or down to get the area you want.
To make the map smaller or larger simply click on the "+" or "-" signs on the top left of the map. You can also use the slide bar to make the map larger or smaller
Six months of incidents are available on these maps.
Crime Reports has the ability to show up to 9,999 incidents on the map at one time.
If you have a question that was not answered please email the Police Department. If you have a question or helpful hint that may help others using this site please let us know.