Crime Data Mapping

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The Mount Prospect Police Department submits crime data through the on-line crime alerting and mapping service, that provides easy to read incident crime maps and automated alerts to the Village of Mount Prospect community. The service provides neighborhood crime data for the past 12 months in near real-time and is available now.

The City Protect service is free to the public and allows the community to receive daily, weekly or monthly email alerts if/when crimes occur near their home, office, local school, and etcetera. Members of the community can also view reported crime activity on an easy to use map for any location within the Village of Mount Prospect.

Crime incident data is updated daily and includes: 
• Incident Type 
• Date 
• Location 
• Distance from resident's address 
• Event identification/case number 
• Brief crime incident description will prove particularly valuable to those in the community who want to stay informed about what is going on in their neighborhoods and empower residents to work with the police department to address neighborhood crime issues. 

The crime data represents basic/general data of incidents based on the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report coding system. The data may or may not have been screened through the Mount Prospect Police Department’s quality control process and therefore may reflect: 

• Information not yet verified by further investigation 
• Information that may include mechanical or human error 
• Preliminary crime classifications that may be changed at a later date based upon further investigation 

Neither the Village of Mount Prospect nor the Mount Prospect Police Department guarantee (either express or implied) the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or correct sequencing of the crime data. The Village of Mount Prospect nor the Mount Prospect Police Department shall have no liability for any error or omission, or for the use of, or the results obtained from the use of the crime data. In addition, Village of Mount Prospect nor the Mount Prospect Police Department caution against using the crime data to make decisions/comparisons regarding the safety of or the amount of crime occurring in a particular area. When reviewing the crime data, the site user should consider that:

• The information represents only police services where a report was made and does not include other calls for police service. 
• The information does not reflect or certify "safe" or "unsafe" areas. 
• Areas with a high volume of foot traffic, vehicle traffic, and if densely populated may have more reported crimes than other areas. This does not necessarily mean more crime occurs there, but that more crime is reported there. 
• Results displayed are not distinguished as attempted or completed crimes. 
• Users should not rely on nor make decisions or comparisons based solely on the data offered on this web site; but should conduct additional independent verification and due diligence. 
• The information will sometimes reflect where the crime was reported versus where the crime occurred. 

**Not all crimes/incidents are displayed due to privacy laws and/or on-going investigations**

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