|For a User Guide on how to use CrimeReports
The Elk Grove Police Department has partnered with CrimeReports.com to make crime statistics available to the public via the internet. The service is free to the general public, and allows members of the community to access statistical information that show locations of recent crimes and crime trends taking place in Elk Grove.
Members of the community can also register their email address with CrimeReports.com in order to receive email alerts regarding reported crimes in specific areas or neighborhoods of interest to them.
A description for the fields included in CrimeReports.com are:
|Date:||This is the date that the event was entered into the Police Department’s Record Management system.|
|Event Location:||This is the 100th block address and intersection information. CrimeReports.com translates address data into block level data. This means that if an incident occurs at 8380 Laguna Palms Way, it will show up as 8300 block of Laguna Palms Way.|
|Event Type:||Type of crime reported. (Information concerning incidents involving sex crimes, domestic violence and other offenses set forth in Government Code 6254(f) are restricted and will not be displayed).|
|Identifier:||A report number automatically generated by the Police Department’s Police Department’s Record Management system.|
The Elk Grove Police Department believes that CrimeReports.com will help members of the community understand what types of crimes that are occurring in their neighborhoods, as well as encourage residents to call the police when they see suspicious activity taking place.