Merced Police Department: Predictive Policing
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According to reporting from The Markup, the Merced Police Department used PredPol (now Geolitica) between 02/22/18 and 07/01/20.
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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.