With traditional policing practices unable to thwart a rising rate of criminal activity and budgets tight, the Memphis Police Department (MPD) pioneered a way to focus their patrol resources more intelligently. By using a predictive enforcement tool, MPD can recognize crime trends as they are happening, and enable precinct commanders to change their tactics and redirect patrol resources in a way that both thwarts crimes before they happen and catches more criminals in the act.Through such smart policing approaches, MPD has reduced the overall crime volume in Memphis by 30%, making life safer for their citizens.During this webcast, you’ll learn how your agency can: * Engage in more pro-active policing tactics with predictive analytics * Deploy limited resources more effectively in the fight against crime * Better monitor decisions to ensure you achieve the best possible outcomesSpeakers:Larry Godwin, Director, Memphis Police DepartmentJaap Vink, IBM Worldwide Predictive Analytics Leader, Public Sector Copyright IBM Corporation 2010. IBM and the IBM logo are trademarks
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