Pasco County Sheriff's Office: Predictive Policing
|Agency||Pasco County Sheriff's Office|
|Location||New Port Richey, FL|
According to the Tampa Bay Times, the Pasco County Sheriff's Office began using predictive policing techniques and technology in 2011.
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.