- Valuable crime mapping data able to reach citizens through smart phone app
- Only crime mapping vendor to offer Android application
- App builds safer communities through increased crime awareness
- Free mobile app for agencies that subscribe to CrimeReports
PublicEngines, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions that facilitate crime analysis, supply actionable intelligence, and increase community engagement for law enforcement and governments, announced today that its popular CrimeReports Mobile smart phone application is now available on Android devices. Previously available only for iPhone, the launch of CrimeReports Mobile for Android now makes it accessible to nearly 95 percent of smartphone users.
CrimeReports.com is the industry’s most popular online crime mapping and engagement solution, and includes the free CrimeReports Mobile smart phone app. Now law enforcement agencies can easily share valuable crime mapping data with nearly every smart phone user in their community to improve safety and reduce crime. CrimeReports is used by law enforcement agencies to publish crime data and increase public information flow and interaction.
“Continuing our vision of being a leading innovator, PublicEngines has unveiled the first major crime mapping solution that can be accessed on both iPhone and Android platforms, which means nearly every smart phone user can access the power of CrimeReports on their mobile device,” said William Kilmer, CEO of PublicEngines. “We are the only solution available on both iOS and Android devices, as part of our effort to help agencies be more effective at engaging their communities.”
With this release, CrimeReports Mobile now reaches nearly 95 percent of the total smart phone market. According to IDC, Android accounts for about 80 percent of the total smart phone market, while iPhone represents over 13 percent.