Minor and Non Crimes in Philadelphia 1997 through 1998

12/18/2009 NOTE: The web searches below no longer work, as the data is out of date.

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    Many crimes located at "City Hall," "30th St Station," "Mifflin" or "Dock" are listed here.

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    Developed by Tom Torok, with the assistance of
    Craig R. McCoy and Matthew Ericson
    of The Philadelphia Inquirer
    Consulting assistance from
    Craig Jacobs, Boothwyn, Pa.
    Web site by Jennifer Musser, Philly.com