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5 Common Myths About Geolitica

Proactive or predictive policing is a broadly defined term, and for many people, one that invokes a distinct feeling of unease. Movies like “Minority Report” and recent news do little to ease those fears. In this post we debunk some of the most common myths you might have heard about Geolitica a...

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So You Think You Can Build Your Own Predictive Policing Platform?

The use of proactive police patrols to deter crime in targeted areas is a core concept of police operations. The reasoning behind this is that the presence of a police officer increases the risk for a potential offender and therefore has a deterrent effect. Proactive policing is simply the use o...

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Feature Spotlight: NEW! Custom Boxes

This month we are pleased to announce our newest feature, Custom Boxes! With Custom Boxes you can now set your own geo-fenced patrol areas in addition to Geolitica’s prediction boxes. Custom Boxes can be used when you have a particular area that has been identified by analysts or command staff as...

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Geolitica’s Stance on Privacy, Civil Rights & Transparency

The team here at Geolitica has decided to tell you a little about how we define predictive policing and our philosophy around it. We hope you come away with a better understanding of Geolitica’s use of data to make cities safer, while at the same time preserving the civil rights and privacy of th...

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