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Cincinnati Police Department: Predictive Policing

A map of a city with colored markers indicating where crime may occur.
An example of the ShotSpotter missions crime prediction interface.
Credit: ShotSpotter SEC filings
Agency Cincinnati Police Department
Location Cincinnati, OH
Technology Predictive Policing
Vendor ShotSpotter

The Cincinnati Police Department began ShotSpotter gunshot detection technology in 2017.

More about this technology

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.

A map of a city with colored markers indicating where crime may occur.
An example of the ShotSpotter missions crime prediction interface.
Credit: ShotSpotter SEC filings