As you've recently seen at the Freeman, we've been trying to improve our offerings of data journalism. We've used maps, stats, data sets and the like to give you a better experience (and to let you decide for yourself).
So I'm playing a bit with Crime Reports in an attempt to visualize the data, if possible, other than the most excellent map form provided at the site. Here's some data.
After a bit of playing, I realized I didn't need to do anything, because everything is already done by the service. Seriously. Check it out.
Here's some visualization for the last six months: