Predictive Policing Blog

PredPol Slashes Crime in North Kent

Posted on Aug 14, 2013 8:47:31 PM in LAPD, PredPol, Customer Success

From Kent Online -

National Public Radio Features Seattle Police's PredPol Deployment

Posted on Jul 26, 2013 9:16:22 PM in LAPD, Predictive Policing, PredPol, Press Coverage, UCLA, Customer Success

NPR's All Things Considered did a national feature story on Seattle Police's usage of PredPol - in addition, NPR noted that Seattle Police have just begun using the predictive policing program for gun violence predictions.  The following provides an overview of the story by Martin Kaste.

Columbia South Carolina Launches PredPol

Posted on May 17, 2013 9:34:21 AM in LAPD, Predictive Policing, PredPol, Customer Success

Columbia, South Carolina became the first city in the south to announce they will launch the advanced predictive policing technology program PredPol. The city and police department have been working with Dr. Jeff Brantingham, co-founder of PredPol, to integrate the technology. "This predictive policing software is going to take us to the next...

Harvard Data-Smart City Solutions Features PredPol

Posted on May 8, 2013 5:57:31 PM in Kennedy School, LAPD, Predictive Policing, PredPol, Customer Success

Dr. George Mohler, the developer of the PredPol algorithm was featured in a story about using data in policing. The article ran in Data-Smart City Solutions - a Harvard Kennedy School initiative.

Santa Clara Newspaper Features PredPol

Posted on May 3, 2013 3:35:14 PM in LAPD, PredPol, Press Coverage, UC MaSC, UCLA, Customer Success

From The Santa Clara newspaper...

Australian Newspaper Features PredPol

Posted on Mar 30, 2013 3:43:43 PM in LAPD, Predictive Policing, PredPol, Press Coverage, Customer Success

Australia's Brisbane Times featured Dr. Jeff Brantingham and PredPol looking at the mathematical and anthropological reasons the PredPol model works. The paper noted the remarkable predictive accuracy of PredPol and the significant crime drops experienced in Los Angeles divisions that have implemented the program. Here is an excerpt from the...

PredPol to Join LAPD at Foothill Crimefighter's Conference

Posted on Feb 3, 2013 10:42:05 AM in LAPD, Predictive Policing, PredPol, UCLA, Customer Success

PredPol will join with Los Angeles Police, representatives from Santa Cruz Police and mathematicians from UCLA and UC Irvine at the Foothill Crimefighter's Conference on February 5th. Experts will demonstrate predictive policing and forecasting technology and bring together analysts, officers and others to review what has worked in the last year...

The Creation of PredPol: The Predictive Policing Company

Posted on Aug 23, 2012 5:56:00 PM in LAPD, Customer Success

About one year after the Santa Cruz Police Department piloted a new beta predictive policing software developed by a team of mathematicians, the company PredPol was formed to meet the demand from law enforcement agencies throughout the country. Today we sat down with company CEO Caleb Baskin, a managing partner of a law firm and one of the...

Agence France-Presse Features PredPol

Posted on Jul 28, 2012 10:23:00 PM in LAPD, Predictive Policing, PredPol, Customer Success

Crime fighters have long used brains and brawn, but now a new kind of technology known as "predictive policing" promises to make them more efficient.