September 17, 2008 PRESS RELEASE Papillion Launches On-line Crime Alerting and Mapping Service Mayor James Blinn and CrimeReports.com announce a new On-line Crime Alerting and Mapping Service that provides easy to access and read incident crime maps and automated alerts to the citizens of Papillion. The service, which can be accessed directly from the City of Papillion Web Site at www.papillion.org , provides neighborhood crime data in near real-time and is available now. The CrimeReports service is free to the public and allows citizens to receive automatic daily, weekly, or monthly email alerts if and when crimes occur near their home, office, local school, etc.
Citizens can also view reported law enforcement activity on an easy to use map of any location within Papillion city limits. Incident data is updated nightly and includes incident type, date, location, distance from citizen 9s address, department case number, a brief description and case disposition. cThis capability will prove particularly valuable to those in the community who want to stay informed about what is going on in their neighborhoods and empower citizens to work with the Papillion Police Department to address neighborhood law enforcement issues. d said Mayor Blinn.
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also details proactive non-criminal community policing activity. Users can filter the data they wish to access, whether crime activity, quality of life, or other types of police calls for service. cBy participating in CrimeReports.com, the Papillion Police Department is demonstrating its commitment to service and safety by making crime information available to the citizens of Papillion, d said Greg Whisenant, co-founder and CEO of Public Engines, which makes the CrimeReports.com application.<br><br> cMayor Blinn and the police department staff are forward- looking, providing timely, location specific information to the public when they need it. d he said. Contact: Mayor James E. Blinn 122 East Third Street Papillion, NE 68046 (402) 827-1111<br><br>