Madera Police Department: Predictive Policing
|Agency||Madera Police Department|
In 2018, the Madera Police Department allocated $29,000 for a three-year contract with PredPol (now Geolitica) for predictive policing software.
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.