"The police department in Santa Cruz, California, has begun an experiment that uses a mathematical algorithm to predict when and where certain crimes will be committed, and puts police on the scene before they happen. So far police have arrested five people using this technique of "predictive policing" and the rates of certain categories of crimes in the city have dropped significantly, perhaps as a result. The program has correctly predicted 40 percent of the crimes it was designed to monitor."
Santa Cruz Cops Experiment With ‘Predictive Policing’ | TPM Idea Lab

"The police department in Santa Cruz, California, has begun an experiment that uses a mathematical algorithm to predict when and where certain crimes will be committed, and puts police on the scene before they happen. So far police have arrested five people using this technique of "predictive policing" and the rates of certain categories of crimes in the city have dropped significantly, perhaps as a result. The program has correctly predicted 40 percent of the crimes it was designed to monitor."

Santa Cruz Cops Experiment With ‘Predictive Policing’ | TPM Idea Lab

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  1. fairytalesinred reblogged this from warrenellis
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  3. spoonert reblogged this from warrenellis and added:
    That’s some Minority Report shit right there. (If it turns out Philip K. Dick could predict the future, I will be...
  4. nameychu reblogged this from mk1civilian and added:
    Huh.
  5. mk1civilian reblogged this from warrenellis and added:
    Filed under: Minority Report: (Via new-aesthetic)
  6. mariablaank reblogged this from kroosaficks
  7. kroosaficks reblogged this from kbutno and added:
    Man arrested for attempted murder: mathematical algorithm proves that he was going to eventually kill his wife.
  8. kbutno reblogged this from criminalwisdom and added:
    Next week’s headline: five people arrested for precrime.
  9. vedastone reblogged this from eneeli and added:
    MINORITY REPORT AHHHHHHHHHHH
  10. eneeli reblogged this from criminalwisdom and added:
    Or everyone might be scared shitless by how the police seems to be randomly arresting people and just laying low until...
  11. thrivingindystopia reblogged this from new-aesthetic and added:
    Well, uh, I won’t...any time this week then.
  12. jflee reblogged this from criminalwisdom and added:
    hmmmm… i don’t know how constitutional a police response is before the crime was commited…
  13. shaunbwilson reblogged this from iamboz and added:
    Santa Cruz Cops Experiment With ‘Predictive Policing’ (via brocatus:iamboz)
  14. ancameme reblogged this from criminalwisdom
  15. iamboz reblogged this from brocatus
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  18. ajasminewallflower reblogged this from marauderer and added:
    Seriously? I live close by this town! I need to see this in action to believe it
  19. marauderer reblogged this from najmetender
  20. jprofessor reblogged this from criminalwisdom and added:
    Minority Report, anyone?…or is that too cliched?
  21. winstonta reblogged this from eastberlin and added:
    The justice and security grad school major in me is nodding and thinking this sounds cool. The cynic of the American...
  22. funnie reblogged this from criminalwisdom and added:
    what kind of minority report shit is this?
  23. fatbottompurls reblogged this from criminalwisdom and added:
    Futurama much?
  24. meshugener reblogged this from najmetender
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  26. claro3 reblogged this from criminalwisdom and added:
    So, that’s interesting.
  27. suzilight reblogged this from criminalwisdom and added:
    Hmmm.. Predictive success or Waiting for the inevitable ?
  28. neverendingsleep reblogged this from criminalwisdom and added:
    Santa Cruz Cops Experiment With ‘Predictive Policing’
  29. bonimutya reblogged this from lamb-onthe-lam
  30. mamitah reblogged this from criminalwisdom and added:
    aaaaaaaargh!!!!! Minority report is coming alive! More on this issue, wich apparently is being rolled out worldwide:...
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  33. lamb-onthe-lam reblogged this from criminalwisdom and added:
    This sounds like some Minority Report precog shit.