Strengthen your Security Strategy: Top Websites for Crime Data

August 5th, 2019
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A good security strategy starts with a solid understanding of your threats. In a world of constant news and limitless data, where can you find the most accurate, up-to-date security-related information?  There are many free or limited fee sites with public access that you can consult to begin understanding the local crime picture. We’ve put together our list of the top sites our team as security risk professionals consults regularly.

A security professional is your best route to get the most complete understanding of your risk in terms of probability analysis.  These sites will provide some initial information for you to start to have a conversation with your security professional and consider security in your business strategy or community plan.

Free Sites, No Account Required:

Paid Sites:
Disclosure: These are sites we have used as customers, but receive no compensation for endorsement.

  • Security Gauge: Offers customized crime reports for specific addresses. For disclosure, we use this product as customers
  • Neighborhood Scout (Partially free, Paid):  Primarily real estate focused. Offers a graphical depiction of Uniformed Crime Report (UCR) data among other things.

    Other resources:
    From Instagram to professional journals, you can learn more about security and stay current with these great resources.

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