Predictive Policing Blog

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!

"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...

5 Common Myths About PredPol

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 news do little to ease those fears. In this post we debunk some of the most common myths you might have heard about PredPol and our predictive policing solution. 

PredPol's New Expanded Analytics Dashboard is Here!

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 Named to GovTech100 List for 4th Straight Year

Open Up Your Own Data With PredPol's NEW APIs

PredPol recently released our developer APIs and we’re very excited about it. API is a computer-speak acronym that means “application program interface.” In layman’s terms, an API is a software service that lets different applications share data with each other securely. This is a major step for PredPol as we evolve into becoming a broad law...

Are You Holding Your Officers Accountable?

Holding your officers accountable. This may not be as easy as it seems. As a Chief or command officer you hope that your leadership style is one that breeds trust and respect within the department. This means not only making sure that officer morale is strong by rewarding a job well done and caring about your officers as individuals, but also...