PredPol Company Profile
PredPol’s tool was developed by a team of PhD mathematicians, criminologists, and social scientists at UCLA, Santa Clara University, and UC Irvine in close collaboration with crime analysts and line level officers at the Los Angeles and Santa Cruz Police Departments. Just six months after launch, those first two cities saw crime reductions of 12% to 25% in burglaries and auto thefts compared to the previous year.
News from PredPol:
PredPol Hires New CEO – Continues Scaling of Predictive Policing Technology
SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Santa Cruz, California-based predictive policing start-up PredPol has landed a new leader to guide its rapid growth by adding Silicon Valley veteran Larry Samuels as CEO. Samuels has held several senior executive positions in the high technolog…
PredPol’s Innovative Predictive Policing Software Results in Dramatic Crime Reduction
SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Cities that have implemented PredPol, a computer software program that predicts when and where crime will occur, have seen “cliff-like” drops in crime often within months of deployment. PredPol is a secure, cloud-based software…
Gun Violence Predicted, Deterred Through First-of-its-Kind Technology from PredPol, the Predictive Policing Company
SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – PredPol (http://www.predpol.com), the Predictive Policing Company, has developed and is deploying first-of-its-kind technology to help police predict and deter gun violence.