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.
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...
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...
Reading Police Attribute Drop in Burglaries to New Strategies
Taken from this WFMZ article reported on December 17, 2014.
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.
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 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,...