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Sheriff's office mapping crime online

(Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office) (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

The Craighead County Sheriff’s Office unveiled a new way for citizens to track crime.

On Wednesday, the office launched an interactive crime map on its website.

The map identifies locations where crimes have occurred in the county.

It includes icon pinpoints for as many as 15 specific crime types, including arson, homicide, burglary, and sex crimes.

Visitors to the website can choose to view all crime types or select to view specific crimes by type or year. 

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