A Policia de Washington alia mapas, tags, dados de crimes para que o cidado possa saber o ndice de crimes em uma regiao, por perdo. Vejam o projeto Plotting Crime, Street by Street – washingtonpost.com. segundo o Washington Post: “…But it’s the easy access to the information, not the symbols, that authorities believe will draw people to http://crimemap.dc.gov . For example, it takes only a few clicks to discover that during the past six months there have been 15 robberies, 72 thefts and 18 vehicles stolen within 1,000 feet of Chinatown’s Verizon Center”.

No site da polcia, a explicao do sistema: “The Police Department’s crime mapping application provides a comprehensive resource for information on crimes throughout the District of Columbia. For more information on how to interpret the results, please refer to MPD’s disclaimer”.

Abaixo uma busca que realizei e o resultado no mapa (s funciona no IExplorer ;-(( ). O mapa mostra a zona pesquisada e os locais de 4 roubos realizados no perodo de uma ano: