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...
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.
Law Enforcement agencies using PredPol's predictive policing software continue to report crime reduction results in every region it is deployed. Using only three pieces of crime data -- what, when, and where crime occurred -- communities actively using PredPol have confirmed positive change.
PredPol Is Not Minority Report: It Doesn’t Focus on Individuals
This post was updated on January 2, 2018.
Too often when people hear the phrase predictive policing, they think of the film Minority Report. In this science fiction film, crimes are predicted and individuals are arrested on the basis that they will commit the crime in the future....