Predictive Policing Blog

New Features for Crime Analysts

Posted on Dec 21, 2015 1:20:33 PM in Uncategorized

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. 

4 Factors to Consider When Investing in Technology

Posted on Dec 8, 2015 5:37:00 PM in Uncategorized

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.

Prop 47 and Crime Rise

Posted on Dec 4, 2015 9:52:10 PM in Uncategorized

Proposition 47 was a ballot initiative that was passed in November of 2014 which changes the sentencing for certain non-violent crimes.

What PredPol is and What PredPol is NOT

Posted on Nov 19, 2015 12:21:35 PM in Uncategorized

What is PredPol?

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 Study on Predictive Policing

Posted on Nov 11, 2015 3:00:18 PM in Uncategorized

UCLA Study Proves Predictive Policing Successful in Reducing Crime Over Several Months of Deployment with The LAPD

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.

We've Heard You!

Posted on Aug 25, 2015 9:47:57 AM in Uncategorized

The results are in....

Thank you all for filling out our crime analyst survey!

Alhambra Police See Double Digit Crime Declines with PredPol

Posted on May 15, 2013 4:39:41 PM in PredPol, Press Coverage, Uncategorized

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 Hearts Go Out to Santa Cruz Police

Posted on Feb 27, 2013 10:20:13 PM in Uncategorized

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.