Mapping Software to Help Sheriff's Office

Posted: November 29, 2012 at 2:15 a.m.

A map shows the location of sex offenders througout Benton County as Elizabeth Bowen, adminstrator of general services, talks Wednesday about the new mapping and statistics area of the Benton County Sheriff’s Office’s website during a public training session at the County Administration Building in Bentonville. Another public training session will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.

Computerized maps showing reported crime in Benton County are now available online. The information added Wednesday to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office website allows residents to search for incidents that happened in the last two years within the jurisdiction of the Sheriff’s Office.

At A Glance

Training Sessions

Training for members of the public interested in the new website features will be held at 6 p.m. tonight in Quorum Court room of the Benton County Administration Building, 215 E. Central Ave. Training sessions have also been scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 3 and from 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 5.

Source: Staff Report

Web Watch

New Section

Visit www.bentoncountysheriff.org and click on the maps and stats tab to view the new section of the site.

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