Ever think that your iPhone could be a crime-fighting tool? Nowadays, it can both warn you of crime in your neighborhood, but let you report crimes and threatening conditions that you observe.
CrimeMapping offers a Website and an iPhone app that displays crime reports on a map of your neighborhood. Click on your state, find your city and you will see crime locations. Click on an icon and you get the details.
CrimeReports is a similar website and iPhone app that offers near real-time reporting for both official neighborhood level crime and sex offender information. It shows crimes by type, address and occurrence and the location and information about sex offenders. The app is free and includes stats from hundreds of different cities.
Finally, CrimePush is a new and free crime reporting app for the iPhone and iPad. If you witness a crime… from vandalism to drugs to assaults – it allows you to make a report, take photographic or video evidence and, with the push of a button, notify authorities.