Predictive Policing Blog

PredPol Named to GovTech100 List for 3rd Straight Year

SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA, 16 January 2018: PredPol, the market leader in predictive policing, announced on January 16th that it has been added to the prestigious GovTech100 list for the third consecutive year. The GovTech100 list was created by Government Technology magazine to recognize innovative technology companies making a meaningful impact...

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

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 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.

Law Enforcement Technology Innovation in Atlanta

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

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.

PredPol Honored to Present at NOBLE Conference

Posted on Jul 13, 2014 8:12:53 PM in Predictive Policing, PredPol, Press Coverage

PredPol's Dr. Jeff Brantingham was honored to present on PredPol and predictive policing at the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) National Conference this week in Michigan. The 38th annual conference, held this year in Grand Rapids, Michigan, has featured a number of outstanding speakers and events. To learn more...

Atlanta Mayor Highlights PredPol in WSJ

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,...

Atlanta Police Chief George Turner Highlights PredPol Usage

Posted on May 21, 2014 9:40:58 AM in Predictive Policing, PredPol, Press Coverage

In the latest issue of Police Chief Magazine, Atlanta Police Chief George Turner co-authored an article about his department's innovative use of PredPol - and how predictive policing has reduced crime in Atlanta. The story is below - for the complete link click here. We pride ourselves on being a department that is not satisfied with the...

IT World Canada Features PredPol

Posted on Oct 28, 2013 7:18:17 PM in LAPD, Predictive Policing, PredPol, Press Coverage

Imagine thwarting a crime even before it occurs by predicting when and where it will happen. Shades of the 2002 Tom Cruise futuristic action thriller Minority Report? Well, in a way yes. No ‘precogs” are being tethered to a computer yet, but some police agencies south of the border are experimenting with analytics technologies and what is being...

WHYY in Philadelphia Highlights PredPol

Posted on Oct 19, 2013 11:47:18 AM in Predictive Policing, PredPol, Press Coverage, Customer Success

WHYY's Elizabeth Fiedler (90.9 in Philadelphia) highlighted PredPol's deployment in Reading, PA this week. The story coincides with the International Association of Chief's of Police Conference in Philadelphia, which PredPol is participating. Here is the story: