Predictive Policing Blog

PredPol's Stance on Privacy, Civil Rights & Transparency

Predictive policing is a broadly defined term, and for many people, one that invokes a distinct feeling of unease. Movies like “Minority Report” and recent stories about how Palantir is secretly operating in New Orleans do little to ease those fears.

PredPol Named to GovTech100 List for 3rd Straight Year

SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA, 16 January 2018: PredPol, the market leader in predictive policing, announced on January 16th that it has been added to the prestigious GovTech100 list for the third consecutive year. The GovTech100 list was created by Government Technology magazine to recognize innovative technology companies making a meaningful impact...

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...

Machine Learning and Policing

Posted on Jul 19, 2017 10:00:00 AM in PredPol, Predictive Analytics, Predictive Policing, machine learning

You’ve probably heard the saying, “Those who don’t learn from the past are doomed to repeat it.”

No one likes making mistakes and certainly not at the cost of the public’s safety. The law enforcement industry takes learning from its past quite seriously in order to better serve their communities. Today, police are looking to technological...