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Not All Predictive Policing Is Created Equal-Here’s Why:

Predictive policing is a phrase that raises concerns for many. The worry is that predictive policing could amplify biases and lead to unequal outcomes for individuals and communities.

Predictive Analytics: Beyond Policing

The concept of predictive policing has been embraced by a growing number of law enforcement agencies as an effective tool to reduce crime rates and victimization. Predictive policing is the practice of applying analytical techniques to large crime datasets to enable law enforcement to identify where and when specific crimes are most likely to...

Machine Learning and Policing

Posted on Jul 19, 2017 10:00:00 AM in Predictive Analytics, Predictive Policing, PredPol, machine learning

You’ve probably heard the saying, “Those who don’t learn from the past are doomed to repeat it.”

No one likes making mistakes and certainly not at the cost of the public’s safety. The law enforcement industry takes learning from its past quite seriously in order to better serve their communities. Today, police are looking to technological...

Where does Data Intersect with Law Enforcement?

Posted on Jun 30, 2017 12:08:46 PM in Law Enforcement Technology

Big data and analytics are impacting industries across the board from telecom to health care. Insurance companies are using data not only to reduce fraud but also to provide faster analysis for claims and targeted programs for their members. Advertising has morphed into a networking relationship, using data collected from social media to...

Microsoft and PredPol showcase cloud-enabled solutions for law enforcement at IACP 2016

Posted on Oct 17, 2016 9:00:53 AM in Uncategorized

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Monday at the 123rd annual International Association of Chiefs of Police conference and exposition in San Diego, Microsoft Corp. and its partners showcased innovative solutions that demonstrate how the cloud and modern Windows devices are transforming the way law enforcement engages with citizens, improves...

PredPol at IACP 2016 in San Diego

Posted on Oct 17, 2016 8:41:16 AM in Uncategorized

Come meet the PredPol team at booth 1860 at IACP 2016 in San Diego! You can see our latest analytics and predictive features and learn how PredPol can help you reduce crime in your community. The use of data to enable more efficient patrols is quickly becoming the standard for law enforcement, and PredPol can help you get up to speed quickly and...

New Features for Crime Analysts

Posted on Dec 21, 2015 1:20:33 PM in Uncategorized

From its creation, PredPol has relied on the input of line officers, command staff, and crime analysts to design its application.

Using PredPol Daily

Posted on Dec 19, 2015 2:37:46 PM in Uncategorized

PredPol does not reduce crime on its own. PredPol's predictive policing software requires the insight of veteran officers and crime analysts. We know that keeping your community safe is your goal, and PredPol helps achieve that daily.

4 Factors to Consider When Investing in Technology

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 5:37:00 PM in Uncategorized

Paul Rosenzweig, former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security explained at the International Association of Chiefs of Police the four factors to consider when investing in a new technology for your police department. In this blog post we will explain how PredPol addresses these four factors.

Prop 47 and Crime Rise

Posted on Dec 4, 2015 9:52:10 PM in Uncategorized

Proposition 47 was a ballot initiative that was passed in November of 2014 which changes the sentencing for certain non-violent crimes.

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