Using Python, OpenCV and AWS Lambda to gather crime statistics – Part 3

Using Python, OpenCV and AWS Lambda to gather crime statistics – Part 3

This is the third part in my series of scraping data from the local police department, to gather crime statistics over time. Part 1 covers the collection of the images Part 2 covers the finding of the pins on the image Part 3 (This part) will cover determining where the pins are geographically located Part… Continue Reading Using Python, OpenCV and AWS Lambda to gather crime statistics – Part 3

Using Python, OpenCV and AWS Lambda to gather crime statistics – Part 2

Using Python, OpenCV and AWS Lambda to gather crime statistics – Part 2

This is part two in my quest to determine the long-term crime statistics, in the city where I intend to buy a house. Click here for part one, where I collect the images weekly from the police’s site. In this step, I’ll pick the images out of the S3 bucket, and attempt to find all┬áthe… Continue Reading Using Python, OpenCV and AWS Lambda to gather crime statistics – Part 2

Using Python, OpenCV and AWS Lambda to gather crime statistics – Part 1

Using Python, OpenCV and AWS Lambda to gather crime statistics – Part 1

I want to buy a house in a nice neighbourhood. My local police department provides statistics, but they only offer a static image with the weekly break-ins superimposed on a map. I contacted them to see if they could provide the raw data used to produce their map. They said that this is not something… Continue Reading Using Python, OpenCV and AWS Lambda to gather crime statistics – Part 1