Predictive Policing Blog

Open Up Your Own Data With PredPol's NEW APIs

PredPol recently released our developer APIs and we’re very excited about it. API is a computer-speak acronym that means “application program interface.” In layman’s terms, an API is a software service that lets different applications share data with each other securely. This is a major step for PredPol as we evolve into becoming a broad law...

So You Think You Can Build Your Own Predictive Policing Platform?

The use of proactive police patrols to deter crime in targeted areas is a core concept of police operations. The reasoning behind this is that the presence of a police officer increases the risk for a potential offender and therefore has a deterrent effect. Predictive policing is simply the use of data analytics to make patrol recommendations that...

Feature Spotlight: NEW! Custom Boxes

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

Caliber is Excited to Announce its Partnership with PredPol, Inc.

The press release below was originally published by Caliber Public Safety Group on Thursday, October 25th 2018. 

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 a culture within a department is a challenge new chiefs...

October Feature Spotlight: Crime Audit Report

This our monthly feature spotlight blog series! Each post will include a brief overview of a specific PredPol feature. We will cover the benefits of using the feature and how it works. This month we'll take a look at the Crime Audit Report. If you would like to see last month's feature spotlight on the Manage Crime Types feature, click here.

September Feature Spotlight: Manage Crime Types

Welcome to our monthly feature spotlight blog series! Each post will include a brief overview of a specific PredPol feature. We will cover the benefits of using the feature and how it works. This month we'll take a look at the Manage Crime Types tool. If you would like to see last month's feature spotlight on the Daily Patrols Report, click here

August Feature Spotlight: Daily Patrols Report

Welcome to our feature spotlight blog series! Each post will include a brief overview of a specific PredPol feature. We will cover the benefits of using the feature and how it works. This month we'll take a look at Daily Patrols Report. If you would like to see last month's feature spotlight on the Map Layers, click here.

July Feature Spotlight: Map Layers

Welcome to our feature spotlight blog series! Each post will include a brief overview of a specific PredPol feature. We will cover the benefits of using the feature and how it works. This month we'll take a look at Map Layers. If you would like to see last month's feature spotlight on the Crime Type Filter, click here.

June Feature Spotlight: Crime Type Filter

Welcome to our feature spotlight blog series! Each post will include a brief overview of a specific PredPol feature. We will cover the benefits of using the feature and how it works. This month we'll take a look at the Crime Type Filter. If you would like to see last month's feature spotlight on the Search Crimes feature, click here.