Have you ever seen flashing blue lights in your neighborhood and wanted to know what was going on? Do you want to find out how safe your neighborhood really is? Now you can, through a new partnership between the Mt. Juliet Police Department and CrimeReports, creators of the National Crime Map, at www.CrimeReports.com.“Providing reliable, timely information to our citizens is one of our top priorities,” said Chief Andy Garrett. “And partnering with CrimeReports gives us the ability to keep the public informed on a regular basis as to what is going on in the community.”Residents can access the crime map 24 hours a day through the website or through the CrimeReports iPhone app. The new service even lets local citizens sign up for free customizable email alerts, so they can stay on top of crime in their neighborhood.“Information is power,” Garrett added. “And we hope that giving the community this information will help them prevent crime in their neighborhoods.”“Mt. Juliet Police is a leader in law enforcement innovation,” said Greg Whisenant, founder and CEO of CrimeReports. “They are demonstrating their commitment to the community, to proactive policing, and fiscal responsibility.” The MJPD is joining a list of nearly 800 other law enforcement agencies of all sizes across North America who are sharing their crime information with the public through the map, like Baltimore, Boston, San Jose, San Francisco, Portland, Washington D.C., Los Angeles County and more.The public can access local crime maps and sign up for daily, weekly, or monthly email crime alerts at www.CrimeReports.com or at the Police Department website at www.MJPD.org.