Tag: Predictive Policing

Police Drop “Crime Prediction” Software, But Not Because It’s Orwellian

Police Drop “Crime Prediction” Software, But Not Because It’s Orwellian

Mac Slavo | SHTFPlan | Source URL Several California police departments have stopped using “predictive policing” software but not because they want to protect your basic human rights and dignity.  The reason the software won’t be used is that it isn’t effective enough…yet. Several police departments were disappointed that they […]

Dozens of Cities Have Secretly Experimented With Predictive Policing Software

Dozens of Cities Have Secretly Experimented With Predictive Policing Software

Caroline Haskins | Motherboard | Source URL Documents obtained by Motherboard using public information requests verify previously unconfirmed police department contracts with predictive policing company PredPol. The use of PredPol—a predictive policing software that once advocated for a controversial, unproven “broken windows” approach to law enforcement—is far more widespread than […]