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Residents are urged to text, not call 911 during eclipse

The Teton County Sheriff's Office in Wyoming is ready for the upcoming eclipse with a new Zuercher Suite software system. “What we have now really supports this community, even the normal amount of tourists we have,” said Communications Manager Terri Sherman.
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Sheriff’s data coming to crime info website

Information about crimes investigated by the Lenawee County Sheriff’s Office in Michigan is now available on the crime data website Crimemapping.com. The website, which is free to use, shows criminal activity reports by where they happened. Reports can be looked up by agency or by a location entered by the user and can be filtered by type of crime and time frame.
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Officer goes above and beyond to help 4-year-old girl hunt for monsters

An officer with the Longmont Police Department in Colorado took the time to help a 4-year-old hunt for monsters in her new house. “We’re truly grateful to live in a town where the police officer will pay a kid any attention, " said the girl's mother, thanking the officer for going above and beyond to help out.
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Mapping out crime in St. Matthews

St. Matthews Police in Kentucky say CrimeMapping helps improve communication with the community. "The crime mapping program will help us determine where crime is occurring but it will also help the community see where there are pockets of problems, and see where crime is occurring,” said Maj. David Beyers.
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Metro police departments unveil new crime-mapping technology

The city of Des Moines, Iowa, is using CrimeMapping to let residents know where crime is happening close to home. It's a collaboration between police, neighbors and local businesses, designed to help the streets safer. And that's good news for local businesses who are the frequent targets of crime, no matter the size.
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New crime mapping program in place in Emerald Isle

Emerald Isle Police in NC are now using CrimeMapping to work with citizens to reduce crime. “We feel like the more information we can get out to our citizens, the better off they’re going to be and the safer they can be in their homes,” Chief Tony Reese said.
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Keeping crime rates down in Marianna

CrimeMapping is a new part of a Florida police department's strategy to keep crime rates down. "The citizens can see everything we can see and it helps you look and see, where the crimes are occurring and what type crimes are occurring and in what areas," said Marianna Police Chief Hayes Baggett.
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New service puts Adrian crime info in online maps

The Adrian Police Department is using CrimeMapping to communicate information about crimes to residents of its Michigan city. “A well-informed public has always been an essential element in Adrian’s fight against crime and CrimeMapping.com is an excellent communication channel between the police department and the citizens of our city,” said Police Chief Vince Emrick.
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Richmond police make crime data available via CrimeMapping.com

The Richmond Police Department in Texas has taken a progressive approach to transparency, including use of CrimeMapping. Community Oriented Policing is a trend that is here to stay and the Richmond Police Department has set an example for other area agencies.
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‘Intel-policing’: A mix of old and new strategies

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office in Florida is using CrimeView Dashboard to do intelligence-led policing. “It allows us to rapidly address an issue so it doesn’t progress.”
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