By collecting previous crime statistics and external factors —…

February 16, 2009
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By collecting previous crime statistics and external factors — weather, time of day, day of week, moon phases, etc. — officers can estimate when and where crimes might occur using business intelligence (BI) capabilities. A new system was rolled out in a phased implementation beginning in 2006 that provides predictive crime analysis, data mining, reporting and GIS capabilities to the entire Richmond, Virginia police department. (via New Software Predicts Crime)


By collecting previous crime statistics and external factors — weather, time of day, day of week, moon phases, etc. — officers can estimate when and where crimes might occur using business intelligence (BI) capabilities. A new system was rolled out in a phased implementation beginning in 2006 that provides predictive crime analysis, data mining, reporting and GIS capabilities to the entire Richmond, Virginia police department. (via New Software Predicts Crime)
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