Crime, alcohol stores often go hand-in-hand

Most robberies, drug crimes and reports of prostiution in the city of Sacramento happen within easy walking distance of a store that sells alcohol, according to a Bee analysis of state and local data. Neighborhoods like North Sacramento and major roads like Stockton Boulevard have a lot of liquor stores -- and a lot of crime. The map below shows the location of each store that holds a state alcohol sales license in the city. All crimes occured during the first six months of 2005.


Click on the boxes along the side of the map to show stores that sell liquor and surrounding drug, prostitution and robbery crimes. You can move the map to a different part of the city by clicking down on the map and dragging it, or by using the arrow buttons in the upper left corner of the map. The plus and minus buttons allow you to zoom in or out. Click on a store icon to see its address and the number of crimes within 500 and 1,000 feet.

Crime Map

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Drug Crimes

Prostitution Crimes

Robbery Crimes

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