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Predicting Crime / Santa Cruz, California #1000307

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 20, 2011
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(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.]

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Alexander, Peter
Duration:
00:02:20

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