1717RE: [MPD-5D] Get Email Updates on Neighborhood Crime
- Jul 16, 2007Thanks, but this still does not substitute for the citizen-MPD interaction
that is severely lacking on this listserv.
Does Commander Greene monitor this at all?
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From: MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com [mailto:MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of
Sent: Monday, July 16, 2007 5:59 PM
Subject: [MPD-5D] Get Email Updates on Neighborhood Crime
The Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, DC (MPDC) and
Crimereports.com have teamed up to keep District of Columbia
residents informed about crime in your community. Our mission is
simple: provide an easy - and free - way for you to receive regular
emails from the MPDC about neighborhood crime, as well as other
information and events of interest. Sign up today by visiting
Frequently Asked Questions about Crimereports.com
1. What is Crimereports.com?
Crimereports.com provides software and services to law enforcement
agencies to improve collaboration between the police and members of
the local community. We believe that an open, continuous dialogue
with the community is a key component of community policing and
fighting crime. The MPDC has been a partner with Crimereports.com
since July 1999, and is the largest agency that participates in the
2. I'm a District resident. What type of information does
Five days a week, the MPDC produces a summary of all serious
("Index") crimes recently reported in each of the seven police
districts in DC. These summaries are posted to the Crimereports.com
Web site and are simultaneously emailed to all subscribers to each
police district's mailing list. In addition to the crime summaries,
the MPDC uses the service to send out a weekly e-newsletter, as well
as periodic neighborhood crime alerts, data on wanted suspects and
information about new police programs and services.
3. How much does it cost?
Currently, Crimereports.com's services are free to both residents
and the Metropolitan Police Department. The service does not rely on
government grants or tax dollars. Crimereports.com will become
sustainable, and perhaps profitable, by teaming up with sponsors or
other partners who are interested in providing this information to
4. How do I subscribe to Crimereports.com?
On the Internet, go to www.crimereports.com and click on the link
for Washington, DC. Identify the specific police districts for which
you want to receive reports (you can sign up for one district,
several districts or all seven) and complete the remainder of the
subscription process. It's that easy.
5. How do I change my free subscription?
Once you have joined a Crimereports.com list, you can easily change
your subscription - add a list, remove a list, etc. - at any time by
visiting www.crimereports.com and clicking on Subscriber Login.
Follow the easy-to-use steps for changing your subscription.
6. Do you expect to expand your offerings?
Yes. We hope to offer a wide range of communications that you choose
with your local police. Crimereports.com envisions that almost every
person wants to receive some information from his or her police
department. We want to provide the type of information you need, at
the frequency you prefer. If you have ideas about what information
you would like to see the MPDC provide to DC residents, please call
(202) 727-9346 or email Kevin Morison, MPDC's Director of Corporate
5D Community Outreach Coordinator
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