House gives tentative OK to bill funding predictive policing

April 2, 2015 1:11 AM

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The House has given initial approval to a bill allotting more than $1 million to implement a pilot program to predict where and when crime will happen.

The predictive policing software known as Predpol analyzes historical crime data to determine specific places and times when crime is most likely to occur.

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