Power in Data: Turning Facts into Discoveries (Infographics, Blog, Expert Q&A)
Cops’ knowledge of their communities is irreplaceable. But it’s also translatable into data that police departments can use to prevent crime. With IBM software, cops can predict where trouble is likely—and turn “hot spots” into calm streets.
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In Mesa, AZ, analytics assisted police officers in reducing crime to historic 50-year lows. Advances in capturing criminal data have helped reduce violent & property crime in recent years. Analytics and predictive policing help put police and emergency responders where they’re needed most.
Sources: How Are Innovations in Technology Transforming Policing? Police Executive Research Forum. IBM SPSS ROI Case Study: City of Lancaster. NucleusResearch.com.  Mesa Police Using Technology to Render Borders Meaningless . ASmarterPlanet.com.  Memphis Police Department Reduces Crime Rates with IBM Predictive Analytics Software . IBM.com.

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