The use of big data and artificial intelligence is revolutionizing the way law enforcement operations are conducted around the world. Now, for the first time, PredPol, the leader in predictive policing, is bringing its police-tested technologies to the private sector.
Welcome to the first post in our new feature spotlight blog series! Each post will include a brief overview of a specific PredPol feature. We will cover the benefits of using the feature and how it works. This month we'll take a look at "Missions."
Predictive policing is a broadly defined term, and for many people, one that invokes a distinct feeling of unease. Movies like “Minority Report” and recent stories about how Palantir is secretly operating in New Orleans do little to ease those fears.
If one can accurately predict where and when crime will occur today, then law enforcement personnel can disrupt those crimes before they happen. But predicting where and when crime will occur is no simple task.
While crime may concentrate in some of the same neighborhoods year after year, the daily variation in where and when crimes occur is...
From its creation, PredPol has relied on the input of patrol officers, command staff, and crime analysts to design its platform and features.