MapInfo Corporation announced recently that the Atlanta Police Department, in US, has selected the company’s strategic mapping technology to create an interactive, Internet-based crime information source for its citizens. This new system uses MapInfo MapXtreme, MapInfo’s Windows-based, Internet mapping server, to enable Atlanta-area residents to access visual data about citywide crime statistics and patterns. The citizens can access the Web site at .
MapXtreme’s strategic mapping capabilities provide citizens of Atlanta with an intuitive way to view crimes by type and location. Citizens of Atlanta can quickly and easily view reported crimes from the current month from across the city or by street address.