Crimes

This data reflects reported incidents of crime that have occurred in the City of Chicago during a specific time period. Data is extracted from the Chicago Police Department's CLEAR (Citizen Law Enforcement Analysis and Reporting) system. This data set contains 90 days of information and the most recent data available is seven days prior to today’s date.


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Description: This data reflects reported incidents of crime that have occurred in the City of Chicago during a specific time period. Data is extracted from the Chicago Police Department's CLEAR (Citizen Law Enforcement Analysis and Reporting) system. This data set contains 90 days of information and the most recent data available is seven days prior to today’s date. In order to protect the privacy of crime victims, addresses are shown at the block level only and specific locations are not identified. Should you have questions about this dataset, you may contact the Research & Development Division of the Chicago Police Department at 312.745.6071 or RandD@chicagopolice.org.

Disclaimer: These crimes are based upon preliminary information supplied to the Police Department by the reporting parties and have not been verified. The preliminary crime classifications may be changed at a later date based upon additional investigation and there is always the possibility of mechanical or human error. Additionally, crimes not reported within 97 days of occurrence would be excluded from this dataset. Therefore, the Chicago Police Department does not guarantee (either expressed or implied) the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or correct sequencing of the information and the information should not be used for comparison purposes over time. The Chicago Police Department will not be responsible for any error or omission, or for the use of, or the results obtained from the use of this information. All data visualizations on maps should be considered approximate and attempts to derive specific addresses are strictly prohibited. 

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Data Owner: Police Department

Time Period: Previous 90 days beginning one week prior to today’s date

Frequency: Data is updated daily

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