CrimeMapping.com is a web-based crime map providing daily updates of serious crimes in Canton, with options to search and receive information. Common questions you may have regarding crime mapping are addressed below:
What type of crimes will be shown on crime maps?
Home Invasions: Breaking and entering of "occupied" residential properties. Residents do not have to be home at the time the crime is committed; occupied refers to the structure being not vacant.
Breaking & Entering: Breaking and entering of commercial properties, unoccupied residences, homes under construction, and other structures.
Larceny: The unlawful taking of another's property. Larceny from auto (items inside your car), larceny from building (sheds, detached garage, storage lockers), larceny from person (pick pocket, purse snatching).
MDOP: Malicious destruction of property. Real or personal property (automobiles, homes, lawns, mailboxes, etc.)
Stolen vehicles: Actual theft of an automobile.
Robbery: Unlawful taking of another’s property with force and/or use of a weapon.
RAPE: Self explanatory. You will only see this if the perpetrator is unknown to the victim and we have reason to believe this perpetrator is a threat to the general public.
What will not be shown on crime maps?
1. Names and/or other sources used to identify victims.
2. Addresses of said crimes / unless deemed necessary.
3. Specific suspect information / unless deemed necessary.
4. Crimes where there are known perpetrators and no immediate threat to the general public.