Thursday, May 19, 2005

Google Maps + Crime = This...

This website is a great way to use the Google Maps technology! It's called

This site offers updates (through the website or through RSS updates) for the Chicago area and what kind of crimes have recently occurred.

You can keep an eye on a specific street or "beat" with immediate RSS updates. You'll be the first on your block to know if a crime has occurred in your area, and what kind of crime happened.

You can also search the website for certain types of crimes -- very detailed.

This is quite simply one of the best uses on Internet technology I've seen in a very long time.



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