You can query for all crimes going back to January 1, 2006 (why only that far back?) up to the present day. But you can look at exactly 15 results at a time.
Shortcomings notwithstanding, here's what Pilot reporters can do right now for free:
Compile and publish Google spreadsheets with charts:
Wow, who knew that
72% of all crime in Virginia Beach> occurs at the Oceanfront?
Update: HUGE, HUGE ERROR in my reporting of this stat. The pie chart above does not show all crime in Virginia Beach. It shows only the top 5 neighborhoods.
This chart, below, is the correct chart. It shows that, while still a standout piece of the pie, 4% of all crime happens at the Oceanfront.
I'm feeling really dense right now, but in a way I'm glad this happened. This is a perfect illustration of a fundamental in data viz (and reporting).