Midland announces a new online tool for looking up local crime

A screenshot of the new Midland Interactive Crime Mapping tool.

The Midland Police Department now has a way to learn about crime in the community online.

It is called "Interactive Crime Mapping."

Residents are able to search past and recent crimes with just one click.

They can search by type, date range, or geographic area.

Residents can also locate and track crime trends.

Soon residents will also be able to track traffic violations.

You can see the new online tool here.