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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.

LAPD Division Credits PredPol for No Crime Day

Posted on Mar 13, 2014 9:26:42 PM in Dr. Jeff Brantingham, Los Angeles Police, Predictive Policing, PredPol, UCLA

From NBC Los Angeles: Story can be found here

Alhambra Police Laud PredPol Successes

From the Pasadena Star News - February 11, 2014

PredPol Featured on NBC Chicago

Posted on Nov 14, 2013 9:39:17 AM in Dr. Jeff Brantingham, Los Angeles Police, Predictive Policing, PredPol, UCLA

Story by: Phil Rodgers

Computerworld Magazine Highlights PredPol Successes

ComputerWorld Magazine just published a great article on predictive policing and PredPol's role. Here is an excerpt:

SacBee Online - PredPol Results in "Dramatic Crime Reduction"

Posted on Oct 16, 2013 9:19:27 AM in Dr. George Mohler, LAPD, Predictive Policing, PredPol, UCLA

Cities that have implemented PredPol, a computer software program that predicts when and where crime will occur, have seen "cliff-like" drops in crime often within months of deployment. PredPol is a secure, cloud-based software-as-a-service, developed by a team of PhD mathematicians, criminologists, and social scientists at UCLA, Santa Clara...

Government Technology Magazine Features PredPol Deployment in Tacoma

The most recent issue of Government Technology Magazine highlighted the success of PredPol's predictive policing software in deployments in Tacoma, Washington and Santa Cruz, CA. The article, Predicting the Epicenter of Crime: Analytics Tool Cuts Crime Rates, explained how PredPol works and how it is being deployed in the field. Here is the...

LAPD Predicting Crime with PredPol - KQED California Report

KQED (NPR Affiliate) ran a story on PredPol and Los Angeles Police on their recent California Report show. Here is an excerpt (and full link below):

San Diego Union-Tribune Newspaper Highlights PredPol

Posted on Sep 2, 2013 10:38:41 AM in Los Angeles Police, Predictive Policing, PredPol, Ryan Coonerty, UCLA

The San Diego Union Tribune featured Carlsbad Police's deployment of PredPol in a recent article - here is an excerpt:

CBS Atlanta Features PredPol Deployment

Posted on Aug 20, 2013 9:46:57 PM in Dr. George Mohler, Norcross Police, Predictive Policing, PredPol, Press, UCLA

CBS Atlanta featured PredPol on their evening new program - the segment highlighted the recent deployment in Norcross, Georgia and the early successes seen with the program. Here is the link.

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