Numbers show predictive policing working in Atlantic City, professor says

Predictive policing is working in Atlantic City, according to statistics for the first three months of the program. Shootings and homicides were down 7 percent and robberies 27 percent from February through April, said Rutgers Professor Joel Caplan who developed the system. Risk Terrain Modeling is a new way of looking at crime that focuses on what attracts crime to a certain area rather than the people who live in or frequent there. The model
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