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"No one needs to tell you whether you live in a good or bad neighborhood. But what about that hotel you're planning to book, is it in the right part of town? And is the neighborhood your family member is going to college safe? Mobile application iCrimeAware has answers.
The app gives statistics about murder, rape, thefts, burglaries, arson, auto theft and total crime specific to your current location. It also has an interactive map that shows surrounding neighborhoods and their crime statistics. The data is official and includes information from 2006-2010. iCrimeAware also has an alarm button and email system in case of emergency. It's 99 cents in the app store."
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Noted as a Top 10 iPhone Real Estate App
"Not only is this app good when traveling but it can aid investors too. Imagine population information and crime statistics at the tip of your fingers. This helps with risk assessment when considering buying in a particular area."
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Based on your current location, iCrimeAware displays crime data for the closest reporting US city and up to 20 nearby cities with new view on map feature. iCrimeAware also enables you to quickly and easily browse crime rates for any specific state or city. iCrimeAware displays city population, number of violent crimes, murders, rapes, robberies, property crimes, assaults, thefts, burglaries, arsons and auto thefts. The data is official and includes 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 and 2006 data.
iCrimeAware also includes a panic button to hopefully deter a crime or get help quickly if you need it. Press iCrimeAware’s panic button or shake the iPhone to trigger an alarm and phone call to an emergency contact.
- Alarm will sound even if the iPhone is in vibrate mode.
- Shake to call with configurable shake sensitivity.
- iPhone will not lock/sleep while on the "Device Armed" screen.
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