Predictive Policing Blog

July Feature Spotlight: Map Layers

Welcome to our 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 Map Layers. If you would like to see last month's feature spotlight on the Crime Type Filter, click here.

June Feature Spotlight: Crime Type Filter

Welcome to our 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 the Crime Type Filter. If you would like to see last month's feature spotlight on the Search Crimes feature, click here.

The 5 Data Points that PredPol Uses From Your Agency's Records Management System (RMS)

May Feature Spotlight: Search Crimes

Welcome to our 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 "Search Crimes". If you would like to see last month's feature spotlight on "Missions", click here.

PredPol's Newest Features - Analytics, Reporting & More!

We’re constantly looking for ways to improve our processes and product. Here’s a rundown of all the changes we’ve made in an effort to give you, our police and security partners, a better PredPol experience.

PredPol’s Advanced Predictive Policing Technology Now Available to Corporate Customers

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.

PredPol's Stance on Privacy, Civil Rights & Transparency

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.

You Can't Manage What You're Not Measuring

How are patrol operations managed at your agency? How do you measure the impact that your officers have on crime reduction? These questions aren't always the easiest to answer. This is because it's hard to manage what you aren't measuring.

Preventing Crime vs. Preventing Criminality

How do you show that prevented crime isn't just being pushed into other neighborhoods? That is what’s called “displacement,” and it’s been a hot topic in criminality for decades. All of the experiments that have been done on displacement have pointed to a conclusion that is incomplete. For some offenders, if you take away their preferred location,...

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...