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New tool maps crime in community

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Thanks to a new online service, residents in Farmington and Rosemount can track the date, location and type of criminal activity happening in their neighborhoods.


Launched earlier this month, RaidsOnline will be available to Dakota County residents in the near future. Farmington’s police department has already launched its participation in the project, and Rosemount’s police department is not far behind.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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