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Santa Barbara PD partners with LexisNexis for online crime mapping

Posted at 11:41 PM, Nov 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-13 02:41:19-05

Santa Barbara residents now have a tool to monitor and report crime in their neighborhood.

The Santa Barbara Police Department has partnered with data giant, LexisNexis, to add a community crime map to it's website.

According to the press release, the crime map automatically syncs with the Police Department's records system in near real-time.

While using the map, residents can check crime statistics in their area, sign up for alerts, and submit an anonymous tip.