Predictive Policing Blog

Using Custom PredPol Boxes for COVID-19 Patrols

It is becoming clear that COVID-19 is upending everything in our daily lives. It’schanging how we shop, socialize, go to school, and in most cases how we work. Butregardless of the changes it is wreaking in the world today, the job of the patrolofficer remains the same: keeping the community safe. Calls for service can’t be answered from your home...

Feature Spotlight: NEW Patrol Heat Map!

PredPol has made some significant new changes to our Patrol Heat Map feature. We have improved the color display scheme, added the ability to view the data underlying the boxes, and provided the capability to download box patrol data.  

PredPol Named to GovTech100 List for 5th Straight Year

SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA, 7 January 2020: PredPol, the market leader in predictive policing and patrol operations management, announced on January 7th that it has been added to the prestigious GovTech100 list for the fifth consecutive year. The GovTech100 list was created by Government Technology magazine to recognize innovative technology...

NEW Feature Spotlight - Mission Calendars

This month PredPol released a new update to our Patrol Operations Management solution! You are now able to have an overview of all scheduled missions! Our Missions feature now shows the scheduled patrol missions by shift in an easy-to-digest calendar view by month. You can see two years of missions history by month as well.

NEW Feature Spotlight: Interactive Map - Points of Interest Search & More!

This month PredPol has made several exciting new updates to our Patrol Operations Management solution! You are now able to display specific points of interest (like ATMs or liquor stores) on the map, alongside our other features. The Patrol Area selector has been redesigned for an improved user experience and we've improved the Event History...

Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Agency's Data?

It's no secret that community expectations of law enforcement are rising. Yet, many agencies are dealing with budget constraints and recruiting difficulties, which really brings new meaning to the phrase "do more with less". When it comes to optimizing your agencies' resources, your RMS and CAD data is a great place to start.

NEW Feature Spotlight: Dosage Flags

This month PredPol has a couple of new feature updates, making our patrol operations management features more robust! We now provide dosage flags giving you a quick and easy way to see if your PredPol boxes have been dosed during a given shift. You also now have the ability to toggle between today and yesterday's prediction boxes on the main...

NEW Feature Spotlight: Patrol Status

This month we are pleased to announce our newest feature, Patrol Status!

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"Just Driving Around" Isn't a Patrol Strategy

Here at PredPol we speak with dozens of Police Departments and Sheriff's Offices across the country every month. When we ask them what their patrol strategies are, we're usually told that it's left to their officers' or deputies' discretion. In other words, they don't have a set of tactical guidelines that tells their patrol team where to patrol...