The Crime Analysis Unit provides daily reports that monitor monthly trends in criminal activity; analyzes neighborhoods, patrol zones, and police service areas for spikes in crimes or patterns – as well as common themes such as targeted property or methods of conducting crime.
CAU conducts criminal intelligence and statistical analysis to serve the department’s operational and administrative needs utilizing a wide range of analytic tools and techniques, to include: next-hit predictions, criminal activity tracking/forecasting, summary statistics, link analyses, net worth assessments, criminal investigative analyses, psychological profiling, and geographical crime-mapping.
CAU publishes a Tactical Alert Bulletin twice a week, ensuring the entire department is sharing information to target Focus on Four problem areas. The analyst works closely with other jurisdictions – sharing information throughout the Hampton Roads area, and manages the Reverse 911 and Nixle community alert systems. The unit also tracks all our wanted posters and missing person posters to keep the information fresh and up-to-date.
Neighborhood & Apartment Complex Criminal Incidents | PDF Document
My Neighborhood Update
Interactive up-to-the-minute crime mapping. Link will launch in a new tab or window.
Crime mapping, email reports and tips for the public
Search for crimes by address for the past 365 days. Link will launch in a new tab or window.
Hampton Roads City Crime Search
Search for crimes as tracked by the PilotOnline.com. Link will launch in a new tab or window.
Virginia Sex Offender Registry
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