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Predictive policing software is a small sliver of the police reform puzzle results

Jan. 30, 2017 7:51 am

Predictive policing software is a small sliver of the police reform puzzle

Nature.com takes a look at accountability and public safety outcomes in current crime-forecasting technology (and shouts out Azavea's HunchLab suite).
A public defender has infiltrated the ranks of the PPD people

Nov. 3, 2016 12:48 pm

A public defender has infiltrated the ranks of the PPD

With a plan to improve the ways in which officers interact with underprivileged youth of color. Meet Stoneleigh fellow and Defender Association veteran Rhonda McKitten.
That recidivism technology Philadelphia is getting might not account for racist policing results

Sep. 19, 2016 9:07 am

That recidivism technology Philadelphia is getting might not account for racist policing

If it does, said Councilman Curtis Jones, Jr. at a recent City Council hearing, it will "lose some accuracy." What do local advocates think? Technical.ly Philly reports.

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