A new crime incident mapping application was launched last Friday to provide updated crime activity information for the Long Beach community.
The Long Beach Police Department collaborated with the Long Beach Technology and Innovation Department to develop this app with easy-to-use tools that will allow users to see labels of the reporting district, division and beat, according to city officials.
The map provides features such as zooming in and out to view crime activities in different areas of the city and filter incidents by date range, time, and crime type.
Visual enhancements of the app will allow users to navigate, view and create customized reports of selected areas as well as download data. Charts are available for the time of day, day of week, crime by division, and six-month activity.
The new application will provide data directly from the LBPD system to provide weekly and updated information.
“The launch of this new Crime Incident Mapping application is a continued effort to enhance our Department’s transparency, allowing us to work together with our community to reduce crime in our neighborhoods,” said Police Chief Robert Luna in a statement.
The application is available on the Long Beach Police Departments website and through DataLB on the main City website.