Click on the crime categories at the top of the page to load a specific crime or city. Once a crime or city is loaded then click either on the individual crimes in the Crime Results sidebar or on the individual markers on the map to activate the information window. Pay particular interest to clustering of crime incidents in various areas of the Valley.
- This map is compiled weekly from the Press Banner's "Dispatch Log" list of reported crimes.
- Data in this map is updated when Press Banner publishes the "Dispatch Log", which is usually by every Friday.
- The Press Banner obtains selected crime information from the Santa Cruz County Sheriff Office.
- The San Lorenzo Valley and the environs of Scotts Valley are the only areas covered by this map.
- Please note that street addresses are approximate and not all crimes may be represented.
- For some of the crimes in the database, their location has been changed to better reflect their "actual location". The location in the original description has not be changed. For example, some locations mentioned as being in Felton, were actually in Lompico.
- Developed under the US Copyright Fair Use Protection Act (17 U.S.C § 107), this work is for educational purposes.
- Lastly, this map display and data contained within is a work in progress and should be considered experimental and at times somewhat unreliable (as is Press Banner Dispatch Log at times).