You can view the source of the crime data for any incident by clicking on the event on the map. The information window lists Beaumont Police Department as the agency that provided the information. The Metadata tab also lists the source and links to each source’s web page for the incidents that are currently in view.
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Community Crime Map compiles data and other information from Beaumont Police Department to make it easier for the public to stay informed about crime. Data in Community Crime Map is provided directly from this agency, and every step is taken to ensure that the data is of the highest quality and accuracy. An automated feed of the data from comes from the Beaumont Police Department crime database into the Community Crime Map database. Receiving the data directly from ensures that the data is always up to date, accurate and complete.
Beaumont Police Department keeps detailed records about each incident that occurs in our jurisdiction. When an incident happens, the officer that responded to the incident writes a detailed report with information about the event including the location, people involved, related vehicles and other useful information.
This information is stored in large secure databases, which can make it difficult for two neighboring cities to share crime data and benefit from being able to analyze events and offenders that cross city boundaries. Community Crime Map helps centralize and standardize this information into a national database of crime to improve regional data sharing analysis.
The data is taken and personal information is redacted to protect victim privacy, and then it is displayed to the public so citizens can be aware of the events that occur in their area and take action to stay safe.