NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 20, 2011
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(Santa Cruz: Peter Alexander) A new tactic in law enforcement with the prediction of where and when a crime may be committed featured; scenes shown from Santa Cruz, California, where a computer program analyzes crime patterns in "predictive policing." [Police officer Christian LAMONT- says we could stop a crime.] [UCLA mathematician Martin SHORT, Santa Cruz police Zach FRIEND- comment on the program.] Map shown of other cities and states considering predictive policing programs shown. [LAPD Capt. Sean MALINOWSKI- comments on police efficiency.]
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