The IT/database guys behind dcphonelist.com.
“The second experiment, once we’ve released EveryBlock’s code, will be to find out whether news organizations or citizens will want to take on the responsibility of publishing similar sites in their own communities.” – Adrian H.
Sounds like a good repeatable local story, or a distributed journalism piece — go to your local police station and try to get public information, log the response, compare notes in different districts, etc.
Hilarious public records-based story about county commissioners surfing the Web during meetings. Do it in your town.