By Ben Welsh and Doug Smith
Los Angeles Times
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Police Department's online crime map intended for public use has failed to include nearly 40% of serious crimes reported in the city, a Times analysis has found.
The omissions, which date back at least six months, include thousands of crimes known to LAPD officials and are included in their official crime statistics.
LAPD's public map omits 40 percent of '09 crimes