Friday, August 19, 2011

GIS Used to Predict Crime

Click on the link below to read the article from the New York Times:

U.S.   | August 16, 2011
Sending the Police Before There's a Crime
In California, "predictive policing" deploys officers in places where crimes are likely to occur in the future.

Comment: On its face, this article is a little thin on providing technical details that relate what they are talking about is a geospatial system based by algorithmns.  To get to that meat, click on the "unusual experiment" link in the article for a quick loading nine-slide Power Point. 

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