PredPol/Geolitica will be shutting down operations on December 31, 2023. SoundThinking (formerly ShotSpotter) has purchased key assets of the company and can transition current customers to a similar solution, ResourceRouter. More information is available here.

Predictive Policing Blog

Predictive Policing Technology Dramatically Reducing Crime in Large & Small Communities Across U.S. & Overseas

Posted on Nov 6, 2014 10:54:03 PM in LAPD, Law Enforcement Technology, Predictive Policing, PredPol

PredPol’s Technology Helping Law Enforcement Prevent Crime Before it Occurs

Santa Cruz, California -- Communities across the United States and overseas are experiencing dramatic reductions in crime -- thanks in large part to PredPol, predictive policing technology that is helping law enforcement prevent crime before it occurs.

LAPD Pacific Div. Creatively Deploys PredPol

Posted on May 17, 2014 5:50:40 PM in LAPD, Predictive Policing, PredPol, Customer Success

The Los Angeles Police Department Pacific Division, @LAPDPacific has taken a creative way of using PredPol's predictive policing boxes - they are tweeting some of them throughout the day. In fact, LAPD Pacific has been posting photos of the locations or officers working in the predictive policing boxes. In addition, LAPD Pacific has been posting...

PredPol Partners LAPD-Foothill Records Day Without Crime!

Posted on Feb 22, 2014 2:47:31 PM in LAPD, Predictive Policing, PredPol, Customer Success

Early PredPol adopters Los Angeles Police (Foothill Division) recorded a day without reported crime - the first known instance of such an event. The following comes from the LAPD Media Advisory:

Governing Magazine Features Santa Cruz Police and PredPol

Posted on Nov 8, 2013 3:06:51 PM in LAPD, Predictive Policing, PredPol, Customer Success

From Governing Magazine: Full article can be found here:

IT World Canada Features PredPol

Posted on Oct 28, 2013 7:18:17 PM in LAPD, Predictive Policing, PredPol, Press Coverage

Imagine thwarting a crime even before it occurs by predicting when and where it will happen. Shades of the 2002 Tom Cruise futuristic action thriller Minority Report? Well, in a way yes. No ‘precogs” are being tethered to a computer yet, but some police agencies south of the border are experimenting with analytics technologies and what is being...

Computerworld Magazine Highlights PredPol Successes

Posted on Oct 25, 2013 4:55:30 PM in LAPD, Predictive Policing, PredPol, UCLA, Customer Success

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 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...

Richmond Police Use PredPol to Prevent Crime

Posted on Oct 4, 2013 2:33:23 PM in LAPD, Predictive Policing, PredPol, Customer Success

Below is an article from the Richmond Confidential - shared by SFGate Blog:

Milpitas Police Enlist PredPol to Reduce Crime

Posted on Sep 25, 2013 7:29:28 AM in LAPD, Predictive Policing, PredPol, Customer Success

NBC Bay Area did a story on Milipitas Police's recent deployment of PredPol. Here is part of the text and the link:

LAPD Predicting Crime with PredPol - KQED California Report

Posted on Sep 8, 2013 7:32:30 PM in LAPD, Predictive Policing, PredPol, UCLA, Customer Success

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):