Jefferson County Sheriff's Department: Predictive Policing
|Agency||Jefferson County Sheriff's Department|
According to reporting from The Markup, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department used PredPol (now Geolitica) between 02/23/18 and 01/26/21.
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Predictive policing is software used by law enforcement to select neighborhoods or blocks where they should focus resources or to identify individuals for investigation. Law enforcement feed records and data—such as police stops or calls for service—into the algorithms, which vendors say can predict where crime is likely to occur.