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Predictive Policing

Chief Philip Lukens has a simple goal: Allow computers to do computer work and humans to do human work
Learn about key concepts such as machine learning, natural language processing and big data, and see how they are already a part of the law enforcement profession
From facial recognition to machine learning, here’s a glossary of AI terms that can help police officers leverage the power of artificial intelligence to prevent crime and improve public safety
The decisions we make in law enforcement should be based on the best available evidence
Officials defended the way the LAPD uses data to fight crime after some said the methods are biased against minorities
Police departments in cities such as New York, Chicago and Los Angeles are all being sued for not releasing information about their predictive policing programs
According to law enforcement, Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR) data allows officers to find the needles they need in haystacks of information
Automatic license plate readers (ALPRs) have proven valuable to law enforcement for many reasons, including its role in intelligence-led policing and officer safety.
A recent study conducted by an Indiana university found that predictive policing didn’t result in racially biased arrests
Technology provides cops with real-time analysis to inform crime reduction strategies specific to their communities
The 77 percent drop in crime in the ‘90s can be attributed to several social, political and technological advancements. What does that mean for today?