predictive policing

New Orleans mayor wants to overturn facial recognition ban

by • 4 months ago

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell said she wants police to have access to facial recognition systems, one year after a ban was implemented.

Policing data could reveal racial bias in Pittsburgh, say lawmakers

by • 4 months ago

New legislation would share city data with the Center for Policing Equity to search for indicators of racial bias in policing.

Law enforcement training software merges with 'early warning' system for bad cops

by • 1 year ago

Envisage Technologies, a supplier of training and compliance software, is buying Guardian Tracking, which uses data to warn about potential officer misconduct.

Oakland, Calif., set to ban predictive policing, biometric surveillance tools

by • 2 years ago

The Oakland City Council is set to prohibit local police from using the oft-criticized law enforcement technologies, the city's chief privacy officer said.

Pittsburgh considers ban on facial recognition, predictive policing

by • 2 years ago

A new proposal to the Pittsburgh City Council this week follows a recent predictive policing pilot led by the city and its controversial use of social media and facial recognition to arrest civil rights protesters earlier this year.

LA mayor wants $80 million to refresh police department's 'backwards' technology

by • 3 years ago

Many of the department's workstations are more than seven years old and can reportedly take as long as 20 minutes to boot up.

Indiana State Police unveil Daily Crash Prediction Map

by • 6 years ago

A new map backed by predictive analytics could help Indiana residents and police prevent traffic collisions and respond more quickly when they do occur.

As 'predictive policing' data tools spread nationwide, civil rights advocates sound the alarm

by • 6 years ago

A new report shows many of the nation's largest police departments are now using systems to predict where crimes will happen and who will commit them, yet experts warn they could reinforce existing biases.