CitizenObserver has developed an Internet-based communication tool set for sending crime alerts, posting and distributing information about wanted fugitives, and assisting with missing persons and unsolved crimes. It also features a complete set of tools designed to increase the usefulness of neighborhood watch groups. Because of its efficiency and speed at reaching many different segments of the community, CitizenObserver's alert technology significantly increases the exposure of alerts. As a result, it has become a critical component of criminal and other investigations throughout the country. CitizenObserver is a privately owned company that is located in St. Paul, Minn.