Nifty website and iphone app for checking out crime in New Orleans. Available for free from the App Store.
From the Omega Group website:
“CrimeMapping.com Mobile has been developed by The Omega Group to help law enforcement agencies throughout North America provide the public with valuable information about recent crime activity in their neighborhood. Our goal is to assist police departments in reducing crime through a better-informed citizenry. Creating more self-reliance among community members is a great benefit to community oriented policing efforts everywhere and has been proven effective in combating crime. Downloading this FREE application will give you access to the following features:
- Map out crime activity near your current location
- Investigate crimes occurring near your home, work or school address
- Identify any crime by type, time or date of occurrence
- Filter your search for specific crime types such as burglary or assault”