Victoria police take down crime data due to technical difficulties

Technical difficulties has prompted Victoria police to take down data that allows citizens to access crime in their neighbourhoods.

  • Mar. 31, 2016 7:00 p.m.

Technical difficulties has prompted Victoria police to take down data that allows citizens to access crime in their neighbourhoods.

CrimeReports allows the public to access crime data and is often used by media outlets and educational insitutations as a source of information.

However, police recently noticed if the classification of a call is changed after 30 days, it did not update on the CrimeReports map.

Police have not taken the data or reports down.The information is still available on the website and police will add the link back on when the information has been updated.

 

 

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