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PredPol Hires New CEO – Continues Scaling

PredPol has hired a new CEO! Here is the article from Santa Cruz Tech Beat about the hiring.

PredPol Featured on AJAM's TechKnow Show

On this week’s TechKnow, Crystal Dilworth treks to Santa Cruz, Calif., and Seattle to investigate how their police departments are utilizing predictive policing software to anticipate crimes before they are committed.

National Public Radio Features Seattle Police's PredPol Deployment

NPR's All Things Considered did a national feature story on Seattle Police's usage of PredPol - in addition, NPR noted that Seattle Police have just begun using the predictive policing program for gun violence predictions.  The following provides an overview of the story by Martin Kaste.

New York Times Features PredPol and Seattle Police

The New York Times featured the Seattle Police Department's usage of advanced analytics in an article and specifically spoke about their usage of PredPol for helping prevent crime. Here is a blurb from the article which you can read here.

Seattle Police Expand PredPol's Technology Citywide

Mayor Mike McGinn and Seattle police Deputy Chief Nick Metz held a press conference to announce that PredPol's predictive policing software program will be deployed in all five Seattle police precincts.

According to the TV station KIRO, the mayor said "The software has been used by police departments all over the nation to reduce crime through...

Seattle Police Launch PredPol

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and Seattle Police Chief John Diaz announced the launch of PredPol in Seattle at a press conference this week. According to an article about the launch, "the software allows SPD to do a deep analysis of past crime data, and forecast possible locations where crimes might occur in the city, down to a 500-foot geographic...

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