Learning About Crime

From RLSH Wiki

One big question many people have is "How do I find out what crimes are in my area?"

Internet

The internet can be an indispensable tool to help you learn what crime is in your area.

  • Nextdoor app
  • Facebook groups for your area
  • Subreddits for your area
  • Discord servers for your area
  • Local news companies on Facebook, Twitter
  • Crime map services
  • Cell411 app
  • Citizen app (certain locations only)

Other Methods

  • Talk to your local police/sheriff's department
  • Make connections in your area with people who know what goes on
  • Listen to scanners to learn patterns of crimes
  • In most college/university towns, the local police will send emails/texts about crimes near campus