Tracy Police Department: Predictive Policing
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Tracy Police Department have been been using predictive policing since at least 2015. In 2018, the city of Tracy paid PredPol (now Geolitica) $44,000 for the software.
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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.