The service provides maps at the neighborhood level representing data on criminal incidents from city and county police and other authorities. It provides alerts on incidents within specified areas and summary reports of crimes reported to police by area and time period.
API methods support retrieval of a list of crimes within a specified radius of a location defined as latitude and longitude. Returned results can be filtered for the maximum number of records, a date range, and type of crime. Returned data give the crime victim's name, the type of offense, the date and location, and a description provided by investigating officers or other authorities.
Developers wishing to create applications about crime fighting can find dozens of useful APIs in the Crime category of ProgrammableWeb. In this article, we highlight ten of the most popular Crime APIs covering crime data including jail information, sex offender information, crime maps, and more.
Woosmap is a partner of Google Maps Platform and offers developer tools for use with the mapping platform. Woosmap Geolocation API offers geolocation information through a RESTful web service. Use it...