Sample app and documentation for the Chicago Tribune's Chicago Crime API.
Getting started with the Chicago Crime API
- 2013 daily crime summary for community area 32, with community area meta:
- Daily crime summary for all community areas in January 2013:
- Community areas, JSONP format:
- Crime classifications as a CSV:
Installing and using the front end app
This works for all browsers on OS X and most versions of Linux:
- Clone this repository
python -m SimpleHTTPServerin the cloned directory
http://localhost:8000in your web browser.
Currently, during beta development, there are no usage limits. We will probably implement a threshold after the first official release.
License and authors
Frontend created by David Eads and Andy Boyle.
Crime site and API created by Joe Germuska, David Eads, and Heather Billings.