Legislature passes bill funding predictive policing program

April 2, 2015 9:46 PM

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The Legislature has approved 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. Supporters say the technology will help make cities safer.

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