Covina Police Department: Predictive Policing
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The Covina Police Department's patrol division employs predictive policing techniques, according the city's 2019-2020 adopted budget.
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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.