The Chicago Police Department developed this web application to provide residents
of the City of Chicago with a tool to assist them in problem-solving
and combating crime and disorder in their neighborhoods.
It is based upon the CLEAR (Citizen Law Enforcement Analysis and Reporting)
system developed by the Department for use by its police officers.
This web application enables you to search the Chicago Police Department's database
of reported crime. You will be able to see choropleth maps and tables
of reported crime summarized into categories. The database contains 1 year of information which
you can access in blocks of 90, 180, 270 and 365 days. Data is refreshed daily.
For optimum performance, this site is best viewed
with display resolution of at least 1024 x 768 pixels. Supported Browsers
Firefox 1.5, 2.0 & 3.0, Internet Explorer 6.0 & 7.0, Netscape Communicator 8.1.
Disclaimer and Restriction of Use:
This web application allows the public to query the Chicago Police Department's
database of reported crime. The information on this web page is also accessible
through the Chicago Police Department's Records Division.
This data reflects crimes as reported to the police as of the current date,
occurring during the selected date range for the selected area. These crimes
are based upon preliminary information supplied to the Police Department by
the reporting parties and have not all been verified. The preliminary crime
classifications may be changed at a later date based upon additional
investigation and there is always the possibility of mechanical or human error.
Therefore, the Chicago Police Department does not guarantee
(either expressed or implied) the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or
correct sequencing of the information and the information should not be
used for comparison purposes over time. The summary counts shown on this web site
should not be considered as official Chicago Police Department
statistics. The Chicago Police Department will
not be responsible for any error or omission, or for the use of, or the
results obtained from the use of this information. All data visualizations
on maps should be considered approximate.
The Chicago Police Department is not responsible for the content
of any off-site pages that are referenced by or that reference to
this web page other than an official City of Chicago or Chicago Police
Department web page. The user specifically acknowledges that the Chicago
Police Department is not responsible for any defamatory, offensive, misleading,
or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and that the risk
of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the user. Any use of the
information for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited. The unauthorized
use of the words "Chicago Police Department," " Chicago Police," or any colorable
imitation of these words or the unauthorized use of the Chicago Police Department
logo is unlawful. This web page does not, in any way, authorize such use.