Predictive Policing Blog

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

Attacking the Opioid Overdose Epidemic One Prediction at a Time

Countless people have been affected by the ever growing opioid epidemic that has ravaged our nation. The sheer numbers are staggering - the latest data from the CDC estimate   over 72,000 deaths in 2017 alone, a heartbreaking new record figure. According to a recent Washington Post article, this equates to  about 200 drug overdose deaths every...

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.

The 5 Data Points that PredPol Uses From Your Agency's Records Management System (RMS)

May Feature Spotlight: Search Crimes

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 "Search Crimes". If you would like to see last month's feature spotlight on "Missions", click here.

PredPol's Newest Features - Analytics, Reporting & More!

We’re constantly looking for ways to improve our processes and product. Here’s a rundown of all the changes we’ve made in an effort to give you, our police and security partners, a better PredPol experience.

April Feature Spotlight: Missions

Welcome to the first post in our new 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 "Missions."

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...