Baltimore County Launches Interactive Crime Data Dashboard

Screen Shot 2020-08-07 at 9.28.23 AMBaltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski today unveiled a new interactive data dashboard, where residents can access detailed information about crime statistics. The dashboard is the County’s latest effort to increase transparency and accountability.

“Residents deserve to know exactly what’s happening in their communities, as this dashboard shines a light on crime activity in Baltimore County,” Olszewski said. “We’re pleased that the dashboard shows that crime is decreasing in Baltimore County, and that Baltimore County remains a safe place to live, work, and raise a family.”

According to a County press release:

The data dashboard includes County Part 1 Crime data from 2017 to present. The dashboard will be updated each month.

“We will continue to work relentlessly on building public trust in the communities that we serve. The creation of this information center increases our transparency for citizens to see and understand what is happeneing in their communities,” said Baltimore County Police Chief Melissa Hyatt. “We remain committed to promoting equitable policing across Baltimore County and will continue to evolve and enhance our level of service.”

Visit the Baltimore County website to view the interactive crime data dashboard.