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PredPol, the Leader in Predictive Policing, Announces New Board Members

Posted on Aug 31, 2017 3:59:50 PM in Community Policing, Predictive Analytics, Predictive Policing, PredPol, Press

The Board of Directors of PredPol Inc. today announced the appointments of former Governor Martin O’Malley and noted legal scholar Thomas Jorde to the company’s board of directors.

PredPol Chief Scientist, Jeff Brantingham Presents at IACA 2017

Posted on Aug 31, 2017 3:51:58 PM in Predictive Analytics, Predictive Policing, PredPol, trade show

We are so excited to be attending the 2017 International Association of Crime Analysts (IACA) conference in New Orleans. PredPol was lucky enough to get Chief Scientist, Jeff Brantingham a spot in the class line-up this year.

Not All Predictive Policing Is Created Equal-Here’s Why:

Predictive policing is a phrase that raises concerns for many. The worry is that predictive policing could amplify biases and lead to unequal outcomes for individuals and communities.

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 Predictive Analytics, Predictive Policing, PredPol, 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...

Defining Predictive Policing

Posted on Mar 23, 2015 3:13:51 AM in Analytics, Predictive Analytics, Predictive Policing, PredPol

PredPol in Reading, PA Results

Posted on Dec 18, 2014 10:58:48 PM in Chief Heim, Predictive Analytics, Predictive Policing, PredPol, Press, Reading Police

Reading Police Attribute Drop in Burglaries to New Strategies

Taken from this WFMZ article reported on December 17, 2014.

Predictive Policing and Crime Displacement

The Myth of Crime Displacement

This post addresses the myth of crime displacement, which simply describes the expectation that crime moves from one area to another due to police prevention efforts.

Law Enforcement Technology Innovation in Atlanta

Posted on Jul 22, 2014 10:38:22 AM in Edge360, Predictive Analytics, Predictive Policing, Press

Our partners at the Atlanta Police Department (APD) have once again made news for being innovators within the law enforcement technology space. According to an article in American City and County, APD has streamlined data analysis using Google's Search Appliance.

Atlanta Mayor Highlights PredPol in WSJ

Posted on Jul 8, 2014 3:52:51 PM in Mayor Kasim Reed, Predictive Analytics, Predictive Policing, PredPol, Press

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,...

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