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