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  • ? Cameras attached to fixed locations or to patrol cars that are used to track license plates.
  • ? Video cameras that police attach to their uniforms to record interactions with the public.
  • ? A voluntary registry of privacy security cameras people have installed on their properties.
  • ? Devices that masquerade as legitimate cell-phone towers to surveillance people's phones.
  • ? Remote-controlled aerial vehicles that police use to gather footage from the sky.
  • ? Software that can identify or verify the identity of an individual using their face.
  • ? Intelligence centers that enable information sharing between local, state, tribal, territorial, and federal agencies.
  • ? A system of acoustic sensors mounted on street lights or on the sides of buildings that passively listen for gunshots.
  • ? Software that suggests neighborhoods or individuals for further law enforcement attention.
  • ? Real-Time Crime Centers are hubs where police ingest and analyze surveillance video, intelligence, and data from a number of sources in real-time.
  • ? Police negotiate partnerships with Ring to promote home surveillance devices and neighborhood watch app to private residents.
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Agency City County State Technology Vendor
Birmingham Police Department Birmingham Jefferson County AL Predictive Policing PredPol
The Birmingham Police Department uses PredPol predictive policing software.

Links:
News article (WBRC)

Agency: Birmingham Police Department
State: AL
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: PredPol

The Birmingham Police Department uses PredPol predictive policing software.

Oxford Police Department Oxford Calhoun County, Talladega County AL Predictive Policing PredPol
The Oxford Police Department started using PredPol predictive policing software in 2015.

Links:
News article (Alabama)
News article (abc 3340)

Agency: Oxford Police Department
State: AL
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: PredPol

The Oxford Police Department started using PredPol predictive policing software in 2015.

Tempe Police Department Tempe Maricopa County AZ Predictive Policing
The Tempe Police Department uses predictive policing software.

Links:
Govenment information (Tempe Police Department)

Agency: Tempe Police Department
State: AZ
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor:

The Tempe Police Department uses predictive policing software.

Alhambra Police Department Alhambra Los Angeles County CA Predictive Policing Predpol
In January 2013, Alhambra Police Department became the agency in Southern California to use Predpol predictive policing software citywide.

Links:
News article (Pasadena Star-News)
Government information (City of Alhambra)
Government information (City of Alhambra)

Agency: Alhambra Police Department
State: CA
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: Predpol

In January 2013, Alhambra Police Department became the agency in Southern California to use Predpol predictive policing software citywide.

Brea Police Department Brea Orange County CA Predictive Policing Predpol
As of 2016, the Brea Police Department spent $9,000 each year on Predpol predictive policing software.

Links:
Meeting documents (Brea County )
Meeting documents (Meeting agenda/minutes/budgeting document)

Agency: Brea Police Department
State: CA
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: Predpol

As of 2016, the Brea Police Department spent $9,000 each year on Predpol predictive policing software.

Campbell Police Department Campbell Santa Clara County CA Predictive Policing PredPol
The Campbell Police Department signed a contract with the Los Gatos Police Department to use PredPol predictive policing software in 2012.

Links:
Public records (Los Gatos Police Department)

Agency: Campbell Police Department
State: CA
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: PredPol

The Campbell Police Department signed a contract with the Los Gatos Police Department to use PredPol predictive policing software in 2012.

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

Links:
Government budget/purchasing (Covina Police Department)

Agency: Covina Police Department
State: CA
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor:

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

Fresno Police Department Fresno Fresno County CA Predictive Policing
The Fresno City Council signed a $80,000 contract with PredPol for predictive policing software in 2016.

Links:
Government information (Fresno Legistar)
Vendor information (Predictive Policing report)

Agency: Fresno Police Department
State: CA
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor:

The Fresno City Council signed a $80,000 contract with PredPol for predictive policing software in 2016.

Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department Los Gatos Santa Clara County CA Predictive Policing PredPol
The Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Police Department uses PredPol predictive policing software.

Links:
Vendor information (Vendor)
https://www.losgatosca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/8267/PD-Section?bidId=
News article (San Jose Mercury News)

Agency: Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department
State: CA
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: PredPol

The Los Gatos/Monte Sereno Police Department uses PredPol predictive policing software.

Madera Police Department Madera Madera County CA Predictive Policing PredPol
In 2018, the Madera Police Department allocated $29,000 for a three-year contract with PredPol for predictive policing software.

Links:
Government information (Madera Government)

Agency: Madera Police Department
State: CA
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: PredPol

In 2018, the Madera Police Department allocated $29,000 for a three-year contract with PredPol for predictive policing software.

Modesto Police Department Modesto Stanislaus County CA Predictive Policing Predpol
The Modesto Police Department began using PredPol predicitive policing software in January 2014.

Links:
News article (KRCA)

Agency: Modesto Police Department
State: CA
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: Predpol

The Modesto Police Department began using PredPol predicitive policing software in January 2014.

Monterey Police Department Monterey Monterey County CA Predictive Policing Predpol
The Monterey Police Department began using PredPol predictive policing software sometime between 2015 and 2017.

Links:
Government budget/purchasing (City of Monterey adopted budget pg 81)

Agency: Monterey Police Department
State: CA
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: Predpol

The Monterey Police Department began using PredPol predictive policing software sometime between 2015 and 2017.

Morgan Hill Police Department Morgan HIll Santa Clara County CA Predictive Policing PredPol
Morgan Hill Police Department has been using Predpol since June, 2011. According to Morgan Hill's 2014-2015 budget, patrol checks based on Predpol data were conducted 3,900 times.

Links:
Vendor information (PredPol)
News article (KSBW)
Meeting documents (City of Morgan Hill)

Agency: Morgan Hill Police Department
State: CA
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: PredPol

Morgan Hill Police Department has been using Predpol since June, 2011. According to Morgan Hill's 2014-2015 budget, patrol checks based on Predpol data were conducted 3,900 times.

Richmond Police Department Richmond Contra Costa County CA Predictive Policing PredPol
The Richmond Police Department began using PredPol predictive policing software in 2013.

Links:
Social media (Richmond Police Department )

Agency: Richmond Police Department
State: CA
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: PredPol

The Richmond Police Department began using PredPol predictive policing software in 2013.

Stockton Police Department Stockton San Joaquin County CA Predictive Policing
The Stockton Police Department uses predictive policing as part of its effort to combat gun violence.

Links:
News article (Route Fifty)

Agency: Stockton Police Department
State: CA
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor:

The Stockton Police Department uses predictive policing as part of its effort to combat gun violence.

Tracy Police Department Tracy San Joaquin County CA Predictive Policing PredPol
Tracy Police Department have been been using predictive policing since at least 2015. In 2018, the city of Tracy paid PredPol $44,000 for the software.

Links:
News article (Tracy Press)
Government information (City of Tracy)

Agency: Tracy Police Department
State: CA
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: PredPol

Tracy Police Department have been been using predictive policing since at least 2015. In 2018, the city of Tracy paid PredPol $44,000 for the software.

Woodland Police Department Woodland Yolo County CA Predictive Policing PredPol
The Woodland Police Department began using PredPol predictive policing software in 2013.

Links:
News article (KCRA 3 News)
Vendor information (PredPol)

Agency: Woodland Police Department
State: CA
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: PredPol

The Woodland Police Department began using PredPol predictive policing software in 2013.

Castle Rock Police Department Castle Rock Douglas County CO Predictive Policing
The Castle Rock Police Department uses predictive policing software.

Links:
News article (Police One)

Agency: Castle Rock Police Department
State: CO
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor:

The Castle Rock Police Department uses predictive policing software.

Miami Gardens Police Department Miami Gardens Miami-Dade County FL Predictive Policing PredPol
The Miami Gardens Police Department has been using predictive policings since 2015. MGPD uses HunchLab and other software in their predictive policing initiative.

Links:
News article (Miami Herald)
Public records (Miami Gardens 2014-2015 Annual budget)

Agency: Miami Gardens Police Department
State: FL
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: PredPol

The Miami Gardens Police Department has been using predictive policings since 2015. MGPD uses HunchLab and other software in their predictive policing initiative.

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

Links:
News article (Tampa Bay Times)
News article (Tampa Bay Times )
Policy (Pasco County Sheriff's Office)

Agency: Pasco County Sheriff's Office
State: FL
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor:

According to the Tampa Bay Times, the Pasco County Sheriff's Office began using predictive policing techniques and technology in 2011.

Ocala Police Department Ocala Marion County FL Predictive Policing Predpol
The Ocala Police Department began using Predpol in 2016.

Links:
Public records (MuckRock)
https://www.documentcloud.org/search/projectid:48606-Ocala-Police-Department-Predpol

Agency: Ocala Police Department
State: FL
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: Predpol

The Ocala Police Department began using Predpol in 2016.

Orange County Sheriff's Office Orlando Orange County FL Predictive Policing PredPol
The Orange County Sheriff's Office began using PredPol predictive policing software in 2014.

Links:
Government information (Orange County Sheriff's Department annual report t)
Public records (Article detailing use of PredPol by Orange County in Ocoee sector.)
News article (Orlando Sentinel article detailing use of PredPol in Orange county.)

Agency: Orange County Sheriff's Office
State: FL
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: PredPol

The Orange County Sheriff's Office began using PredPol predictive policing software in 2014.

Atlanta Police Department Atlanta Fulton County, DeKalb County GA Predictive Policing Predpol
The Atlanta Police Department began using Predpol's predictive policing software in 2013.

Links:
News article (WABE 90.1)
News article (Police Chief Magazine)
Government information (City of Atlanta)

Agency: Atlanta Police Department
State: GA
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: Predpol

The Atlanta Police Department began using Predpol's predictive policing software in 2013.

Norcross Police Department Norcross Gwinnett County GA Predictive Policing Predpol
The Norcross Police Department began using Predpol's predictive policing software in 2013.

Links:
News article (WABE 90.1)
Government information (City of Norcross newsletter)
Government budget/purchasing (Norcross Police Department)

Agency: Norcross Police Department
State: GA
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: Predpol

The Norcross Police Department began using Predpol's predictive policing software in 2013.

Savannah Police Department Savannah Chatham County GA Predictive Policing ShotSpotter
The Savannah Police Department uses ShotSpotter Missions, a predictive policing tool previously known as Hunchlab.

Links:
News article (Savannah Now)
Government information (Savannah.gov)

Agency: Savannah Police Department
State: GA
Technology: Predictive Policing
Vendor: ShotSpotter

The Savannah Police Department uses ShotSpotter Missions, a predictive policing tool previously known as Hunchlab.