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LAPD Crime Map

The LAPD is getting interactive online, with maps that show you what crimes took place where over the past week. It would be more interesting to use the maps for historical comparisons (if you could go back, for example, 10 years and see all the crimes in the database). Another thing lacking from the presentation is anything on arrests and convictions for these crimes. Obviously a week isn't enough time for that info, but it would be interesting to be able to look back in history and see the conviction rate in various parts of the city and for various crimes on the map. Still, it's another interesting layer of data for the city's crime watchers. If you find anything of note on the maps, please post in the comments.

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