CRIME HOT SPOTS
Should you be concerned – Are you wondering what type of crimes such as break and enters, robberies, homicides, auto thefts and etc, have been committed in the area your looking to purchase a property in…or maybe you would like to find the best and (worst) areas in Toronto to live in?. Then you might want to start here: you can click the red highlighted links to go directly to the web page.
Durham Region – Towns of Ajax, Brock, Oshawa, Pickering, Whitby and Uxbridge – When you click the red highlighted link, above, you will be taken to a disclaimer page, if you agree to it then click on agree and a highlighted “Access the Crime Mapping Tool” will appear, click on it – For Durham Region you will scroll towards Toronto, Ontario then you will see three icons appear one for Oshawa (Durham Region) which is the one we want for this section and one for NewMarket (York Region) and one for Oakville (Halton Region) these regions can also be found below.
Once you start scrolling closer to the Oshawa (Durham Region) icons will appear. On the left side of the map you will see a button “Filter”; click it and a drop down menu will appear. Here you can select date ranges and further down is an “Incident” section, you can add or remove the type of incident and the symbol will appear or disappear on the map. You can click the symbol for more info…I advise you to search around and play with the tools.
Halton Region – Comprises the City of Burlington and the Towns of Oakville, Milton, and Halton Hills – This map is similar to the Durham and York Regions. Click red highlighted link above
Peel Region – Comprises the cities of Brampton and Mississauga, and the Town of Caledon – When you click the red highlighted link, you will be taken directly to a map on the left you will see the disclaimer – You want to click the layer icon at the very bottom on the left side just above the windows icon. A info…explore!
Toronto Region – Comprises the Toronto downtown and core, East York, North York, Scarborough, Etobicoke, York – When you click the red highlighted link – Go to MAPS then you can click Crime Map YTD this may take a few seconds to load. The left side of the map has the query criteria – you can search the crime type and for the date click on the “Reported Date is Between” then click on the highlighted “The Date…” this will give you a calendar to work with…make sure you scroll the map to the area you want.Another interesting section to view is the Neighborhood Crime section, at the home page under “MAPS”, this will give you a colored view of the city based on the type of incident your looking for at the left side of the map. Then scroll closer to your specific area your interested in or live in and left click the mouse for more info.
York Region – Comprises Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, King, Markham, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Whitchurch-Stouffville and Vaughan – Agree to the Disclaimer. At the top left side of the map click “Filter” and this map is similar as Durham and York Region maps.