Crime Map courtesy of Spotcrime.com
The real bummer is that the SAPD could have contracted with a different company, Spotcrime.com, that performs the SAME service – at no cost! And they allow anyone to use their information.
At a time when the City of Santa Ana is beyond broke, how can they justify doing this? And how much are they paying for another website, Citizenobserver.com? You can register there to find out about DUI checkpoints and such, but couldn’t the SAPD do this using Constant Contact or some other cheap email newsletter service?
By the way, I could not even find a link to any of the crime mapping sites on the SAPD’s website…