PredPol Hires New CEO – Continues Scaling

Posted on Feb 7, 2014 in LAPD, Predictive Policing, PredPol, Santa Cruz Police

PredPol has hired a new CEO! Here is the article from Santa Cruz Tech Beat about the hiring. by Sara Isenberg Publisher, Santa Cruz Tech Beat Local tech start-up PredPol has landed a new leader to guide its rapid growth by adding Silicon Valley veteran (and local resident) Larry Samuels as CEO. Samuels has held […]

Digital Magazine The Ascender Features PredPol’s Norcross Rollout

The digital magazine The Ascender did a feature on predictive policing highlighting PredPol’s deployment in Norcross, Georgia. Dr. George Mohler (co-founder of PredPol) is quoted as well. Here is a short clip with a link to the entire article:   Crime Spots: By Robert Silk [The Ascender Magazine] On Aug. 9 of this year, when […]

Governing Magazine Features Santa Cruz Police and PredPol

Posted on Nov 8, 2013 in LAPD, Predictive Policing, PredPol, Santa Cruz Police

From Governing Magazine: Full article can be found here: By: John M. Kamensky The use of data to investigate and solve crime certainly isn’t new: Crime mapping has been used by detectives since it was developed by an Italian geographer and a French mathematician in 1829. Today, however, new data, statistical tools and other advanced […]

Computerworld Magazine Highlights PredPol Successes

ComputerWorld Magazine just published a great article on predictive policing and PredPol’s role. Here is an excerpt: The consolidation of data in a common data warehouse such as N-DEx is just the first step in improving nationwide investigations. The next steps involve the use of data mining techniques to predict where and when crime will […]

WHYY in Philadelphia Highlights PredPol

WHYY’s Elizabeth Fiedler (90.9 in Philadelphia) highlighted PredPol’s deployment in Reading, PA this week. The story coincides with the International Association of Chief’s of Police Conference in Philadelphia, which PredPol is participating. Here is the story: Reading, Pa.,  is adopting a new, innovatie policing model. The Berks County city of 88,000 is partnering with PredPol, a […]

Richmond Police Use PredPol to Prevent Crime

Posted on Oct 4, 2013 in LAPD, Predictive Policing, PredPol, Santa Cruz Police

Below is an article from the Richmond Confidential – shared by SFGate Blog: Each morning, Richmond Police Lt. Andre Hill turns on his computer and looks at where crime is most likely to occur in the city.  “If you look here, there’s five red boxes in the iron triangle for the day shift,” Hill said, […]

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 article written […]

Milpitas Police Enlist PredPol to Reduce Crime

NBC Bay Area did a story on Milipitas Police’s recent deployment of PredPol. Here is part of the text and the link: Milpitas police have a new way of patrolling the streets thanks to technology. A new computer program the Milpitas Police Department is using predicts where criminals will strike next in the city. The […]

PredPol Featured on AJAM’s TechKnow Show

Posted on Sep 16, 2013 in Predictive Policing, PredPol, Santa Cruz Police

On this week’s TechKnow, Crystal Dilworth treks to Santa Cruz, Calif., and Seattle to investigate how their police departments are utilizing predictive policing software to anticipate crimes before they are committed. The Santa Cruz Police Department began using the Predictive Policing (or PredPol) system as a way to pinpoint hot spots for automotive thefts, but soon realized […]

Atlanta Magazine Highlights PredPol

The Atlanta Magazine featured PredPol and a recent deployment by Norcross Police. The article, written by Josh Green, can be seen here  – or read below: It was more than intuition that drew a Norcross police officer to an extended-stay hotel. A computer program in her police cruiser had advised her to scope out that […]