Friday, March 28, 2014

Maps Lead to Other Predictions: The Future of Law Enforcement?

Last month The Verge ran an article on efforts underway in Chicago to go beyond using maps to predict crime hot spots. When predictive maps are combined with the locations of individuals thought most likely to commit crimes, police work truly changes from reactive to anticipatory. Although touted by some as the future of law enforcement, it's a development that raises a slew of legal and ethical questions. Thus, for your consideration across this weekend:

(The Verge, February 19, 2014)

Have a Great Weekend!

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