Predictive Policing Blog

Newest PredPol Features Improve Insight, Save Time & Maximize Resources

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

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...

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

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...

The Benefits of Using PredPol Daily

Updated on December 27, 2017

We believe that it is important to note that 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.

Defining Predictive Policing

Posted on Mar 23, 2015 3:13:51 AM in Analytics, Predictive Analytics, Predictive Policing, PredPol

Predictive Policing and Crime Displacement

The Myth of Crime Displacement

This post addresses the myth of crime displacement, which simply describes the expectation that crime moves from one area to another due to police prevention efforts.

Alhambra Police's Success with PredPol Featured in International Newspaper

Posted on Aug 13, 2013 9:13:26 AM in Analytics, Predictive Policing, PredPol, Press Coverage, UCLA, Customer Success

Alhambra, California Police Department's usage of PredPol (and the success with the program) was highlighted in the international publication Global Times.  Here is the story:

Washington Post Highlights PredPol in Predictive Analytics Story

The Washington Post highlighted PredPol's partnership with the Santa Cruz Police Department in a feature story today on predictive analytics.The story talks about the usage of predictive analytics in law enforcement and the successes throughout the greater Washington, DC region.

PredPol Algorithm Credited for Reduced Crime

Posted on Aug 14, 2012 9:42:00 PM in Analytics, Predictive Policing, PredPol, Customer Success
It looks like an algorithm from startup PredPol is successfully reducing crime, we learn in “ L.A. Cops Embrace Crime-Predicting Algorithm” at MIT’s Technology Review. The analysis software, previously tested in Santa Cruz, CA, was recently used in a Los Angeles precinct, and officials were pleased with the results.