These three lines of PowerShell will get the crime data, and present it to the user in a PowerShell GridView.
The user will then be able to select a category (or categories), and view the individual crime details.
PowerShell really is a powerful tool for sysadmins. There are currently 34 PowerShell-related sessions scheduled at Ignite.
Regardless of the city’s reputation, I’m really looking forward to attending Ignite. I’m especially looking forward to the talks by Jeffrey Snover, inventor of PowerShell.