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.
Predictive Policing in Modesto
PredPol’s Technology Helping Law Enforcement Prevent Crime Before it Occurs
Santa Cruz, California -- Communities across the United States and overseas are experiencing dramatic reductions in crime -- thanks in large part to PredPol, predictive policing technology that is helping law enforcement prevent crime before it occurs.
While the term “predictive policing” has been in use for years, the growth of our software and reliance upon it has given us insight into common myths regarding its definition. This post examines 5 myths about predictive policing, discovered through recurring questions that relate to predictive policing using PredPol’s technology.
We're proud to share this story about Atlanta Police Department's success in reducing their crime rate by 19 percent since 2010, and they attribute its sustained reduction to using PredPol's predictive policing technology:
PredPol Is Not Minority Report: It Doesn’t Focus on Individuals
This post was updated on January 2, 2018.
Too often when people hear the phrase predictive policing, they think of the film Minority Report. In this science fiction film, crimes are predicted and individuals are arrested on the basis that they will commit the crime in the future....
Elgin Police Department (Illinois), an early adopter of PredPol technology is a finalist in the International Association of Chiefs of Police/Thomson Reuters Award for Excellence in Criminal Investigation. According to the Courier-News, a Chicago Sun Times publication, Elgin PD submitted an application "based on the department’s techniques and...
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.