Predictive Policing Blog

NEW Feature Spotlight: Interactive Map - Points of Interest Search & More!

This month PredPol has made several exciting new updates to our Patrol Operations Management solution! You are now able to display specific points of interest (like ATMs or liquor stores) on the map, alongside our other features. The Patrol Area selector has been redesigned for an improved user experience and we've improved the Event History...

Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Agency's Data?

It's no secret that community expectations of law enforcement are rising. Yet, many agencies are dealing with budget constraints and recruiting difficulties, which really brings new meaning to the phrase "do more with less". When it comes to optimizing your agencies' resources, your RMS and CAD data is a great place to start.

NEW Feature Spotlight: Patrol Status

This month we are pleased to announce our newest feature, Patrol Status!

"Just Driving Around" Isn't a Patrol Strategy

Here at PredPol we speak with dozens of Police Departments and Sheriff's Offices across the country every month. When we ask them what their patrol strategies are, we're usually told that it's left to their officers' or deputies' discretion. In other words, they don't have a set of tactical guidelines that tells their patrol team where to patrol...

Are Your Recruiting and Retention Strategies Working for You?

 As the job of law enforcement officers becomes increasingly complex, the adoption of emerging technology is essential to not only effectively delivering police services in an equitable and efficient manner, but in recruiting and retaining Millennial officers - especially since they make up a significant percentage of potential police...

Are You Holding Your Officers Accountable?

Holding your officers accountable. This may not be as easy as it seems. As a Chief or command officer you hope that your leadership style is one that breeds trust and respect within the department. This means not only making sure that officer morale is strong by rewarding a job well done and caring about your officers as individuals, but also...

Feature Spotlight: NEW! Custom Boxes

This month we are pleased to announce our newest feature, Custom Boxes!

Managing Culture Change in Law Enforcement

With the advent of new technology, law enforcement seems to be at a bit of a crossroads. Some traditional practices of policing are being disrupted. New tools and new tech are forcing most departments to change the way they police, with chiefs and command staff leading the charge. Changing the culture within your department can be the key to...