Monday, February 15, 2016

District of Columbia crime incidents and service calls requests monitoring WebApp

This WebApp allows users to monitor the District of Columbia's 311 service request calls and crime incidents on a Google Maps backdrop. To use the WebApp, simply choose the appropriate feed on the District of Columbia feeds drop down menu on the right pane, as shown below.

The incidents are shown as clickable icons with tool tips on Google Maps. Clicking on an icon will bring up more details about the incident. 

Users can utilize additional built-in Google Maps features such as Street View,  to immerse themselves into the incident environment.

The incidents are also shown as a list on the right pane. The list can be sorted by incident category, date-time, and address - either in ascending or descending order. Clicking the Maps hyperlink will automatically locate, zoom, and center the incident in the Map view.

The WebApp can be launched from this link

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