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How technology is allowing police to predict where and when crime will happen

In The News, 7 October 2017
National Security and Resilience Studies, UK, Domestic Security, Law and Ethics
Alexander Babuta, who carried out the research, said predictive crime mapping tools had existed for more than a decade but are only being used by a fraction of British forces. “The software itself is actually quite simple – using crime type, crime location and date and time – and then based on past crime data it generates a hotspot map identifying areas where crime is most likely to happen,” he told The Independent.

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Alexander Babuta
Research Analyst, National Security and Resilience

Alexander Babuta is a Research Analyst in the National Security and Resilience department at RUSI. His research focuses on... read more