New York Police Department: Predictive Policing
|Agency||New York Police Department|
|Location||New York City, NY|
According to the Brennan Center for Justice: "The NYPD uses its own proprietary system that tries to locate hotspots for a particular crime based on an unknown number and type of data inputs."
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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.