Calgarians have a new way to learn about crime in their neighbourhoods.

The Calgary Police Service has launched an online tool that explores and charts crime in all Calgary/>/> communities.

By selecting a specific neighbourhood you can find out the types of crimes committed, where they happened and when they happened.

"It is important for the public to understand the types of crimes occurring around them.  This enables the community to keep a better eye on suspicious behaviour," says Insp. Chris Magnusson.

The crime mapping link can be found on the homepage of the Calgary Police Service.