The Local Crime Map is useful for analysing the types of crimes, the outcomes of investigations and patterns of crime over a time period.
Try clicking on a number of crimes to see more detail. What is happening near you?
Try altering the month and year drop down - is crime rising or falling in your area?
To view more statistics on local crime try Crimestats.com which is a useful site with many statistics free to view.
The map will open in a new window on your browser.