CrimeReports iPhone App hits 100,000 downloads in first month.

CrimeReports, publishers of the national crime map, announced its popular…

CrimeReports, publishers of the national crime map, announced its popular iPhone app has had more than 100,000 downloads and has been used to complete more than eight million crime searches across North America in the 30 days since its release.

CrimeReports partners with law enforcement agencies to publish their crime data on the National Crime Map, which now includes data from nearly 700 law enforcement agencies across North America. CrimeReports’ low cost and quick integration has led to a current sign-up rate of 50 new agencies per month.

“The real credit for our growth goes to our partner agencies, who have opened up their crime data to the public,” said Greg Whisenant, founder and CEO of CrimeReports. “Essentially, we’re providing an inexpensive, powerful service to law enforcement agencies who already wanted to get this information to the public.”

CrimeReports has seen a steady rise in its traffic and users over the last year. CrimeReports currently has more than 100,000 users in the U.S. and Canada who receive daily, weekly, and monthly crime alerts for their neighborhoods.

Read more of the story at Policemag.com and download the iPhone App here.

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