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Keeping CodeRED a secret: two months and counting

codered-sshotThere’s an article in Wednesday’s Nfld News titled Police upgrade emergency message system and an editorial today titled CodeRED should add weather alerts.

But a search of the City’s web site for the word ‘CodeRed’ brings up “Sorry, no data matching the query "codered " were found.”

It gets worse.

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Mashup! Northfield crime statistics data map now available

mashup-sshotThere’s no mention of a it in yesterday’s Friday Memo but today’s Northfield News reports that the Northfield Police Department has made available a Northfield crime statistics data map (aka a mashup) via a link from the department web page. ” Currently, the map tracks burglaries, robberies, arson, theft, vehicle thefts and damage to property with tiny, multi-colored pushpins inserted on the map where the offense reportedly occurred. Each pushpin entry also includes basic information about the crime, including the case number, type of crime reported, and the time and date when the offense allegedly occurred.”