From its creation, PredPol has relied on the input of patrol officers, command staff, and crime analysts to design its platform and features.
Reading Police Attribute Drop in Burglaries to New Strategies
Taken from this WFMZ article reported on December 17, 2014.
Elgin Police Department (Illinois), an early adopter of PredPol technology is a finalist in the International Association of Chiefs of Police/Thomson Reuters Award for Excellence in Criminal Investigation. According to the Courier-News, a Chicago Sun Times publication, Elgin PD submitted an application "based on the department’s techniques and...
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed penned a piece for the Wall Street Journal discussing the role of cities in innovation. According to Mayor Reed in the article, "National governments—in the U.S. and overseas—are all but broken and hold little promise for mending themselves in the future. As such, people and businesses will turn to cities for leadership,...
The Los Angeles Police Department Pacific Division, @LAPDPacific has taken a creative way of using PredPol's predictive policing boxes - they are tweeting some of them throughout the day. In fact, LAPD Pacific has been posting photos of the locations or officers working in the predictive policing boxes. In addition, LAPD Pacific has been posting...
The Lauderhill, Florida Police Department recently launched PredPol and offered local Miami/Ft. Lauderdale television station WSVN over for a tour. Here is the story:
Early PredPol adopters Los Angeles Police (Foothill Division) recorded a day without reported crime - the first known instance of such an event. The following comes from the LAPD Media Advisory:
From the Pasadena Star News - February 11, 2014
(CBS ATLANTA) - by Will Frampton