Predictive Policing Blog

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...

Microsoft and PredPol showcase cloud-enabled solutions for law enforcement at IACP 2016

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Monday at the 123rd annual International Association of Chiefs of Police conference and exposition in San Diego, Microsoft Corp. and its partners showcased innovative solutions that demonstrate how the cloud and modern Windows devices are transforming the way law enforcement engages with citizens, improves...

PredPol at IACP 2016 in San Diego

Posted on Oct 17, 2016 8:41:16 AM in Predictive Policing, PredPol, Trade show

Come meet the PredPol team at booth 1860 at IACP 2016 in San Diego! You can see our latest analytics and predictive features and learn how PredPol can help you reduce crime in your community. The use of data to enable more efficient patrols is quickly becoming the standard for law enforcement, and PredPol can help you get up to speed quickly and...

PredPol Supports Community Policing

Predictive Policing with Continued Results

Posted on Jun 23, 2015 6:52:13 PM in Community Policing, Predictive Policing, PredPol

Law Enforcement agencies using PredPol's predictive policing software continue to report crime reduction results in every region it is deployed. Using only three pieces of crime data -- what, when, and where crime occurred -- communities actively using PredPol have confirmed positive change.

Defining Predictive Policing

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

PredPol in Reading, PA Results

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.