Updated on 1/10/18
From its creation, PredPol has relied on the input of patrol officers, command staff, and crime analysts to design its platform and features.
Paul Rosenzweig, former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security explained at the International Association of Chiefs of Police the four factors to consider when investing in a new technology for your police department. In this blog post we will explain how PredPol addresses these four factors.
Proposition 47 was a ballot initiative that was passed in November of 2014 which changes the sentencing for certain non-violent crimes.
The National Institute for Justice explains that "predictive policing tries to harness the power of information, geospatial technologies and evidence-based intervention models to reduce crime and improve public safety. This two-pronged approach — applying advanced analytics to various data sets, in conjunction with intervention...
UCLA anthropology professor and senior author of the study, Jeffery Brantingham, explains that the study proves that analyst’s use of predictive policing “prevented twice as much crime,” as analysts working without.
The Alhambra, California Police Department has noticed double digit declines in targeted property crime categories since implementing PredPol four months ago. According to an article in the Pasadena Star-News, Police Chief Mark Yokoyama said that compared to the same four month period in 2012 burglaries, residential theft and grand theft auto all...
Our thoughts, prayers and support goes out to the Santa Cruz Police Department during this tragic time. We consider everyone at the SCPD family - and we truly believe we lost some of our family this week. For everyone at SCPD - thank you for what you do and know that there is a large community standing behind you.