High quality, color-coded Site Maps depict the crime risk surrounding each of a
customer's locations. These maps show how the composite CRIMECAST® scores are computed
for each site.
The CRIMECAST scoring methodology involves the creation of two concentric circles
around the site in question: the first circle at a maximum radius of one (1) mile
or a population threshold of 25,000 people; and the second circle at a maximum radius
of three (3) miles or a population threshold of 100,000 people. Both circles are
displayed on the Site Map along with the CRIMECAST scores for each census tract
that falls within these circles.
Site Maps can enhance the interpretation of a CRIMECAST assessment. For example,
a map can show whether a high CRIMECAST score is derived from a high crime risk
in the immediate vicinity of a site or whether it is due to avenues of high crime
vulnerability from more distant neighborhoods.
The standard Site Map shows “CAP Index” scores in comparison to the
national average for the current time period (year requested by customer). However,
other types of CRIMECAST scores and a full range of demographic data can be mapped.
Also, customized maps can be provided for areas much larger than the standard three-mile
radius and for other geographic units such as ZIP codes, counties, states,
etc. Maps much larger than the standard 8 1/2-by-11 inch format are available. See
Citywide Maps or contact CAP Index Sales