Alhambra Police Department: Predictive Policing
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In January 2013, Alhambra Police Department became the agency in Southern California to use PredPol (now Geolitica) predictive policing software citywide.
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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.