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Report: Britain’s Cops Have Big Data But Not Big Analysis

“We’re sitting on absolutely monumental amounts of information collected from different sources,” a detective inspector in the United Kingdom told Alexander Babuta. “What we lack is the technological capability to effectively analyze it.” Barbuta is a research analyst at the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies, or RUSI, and his report for […]

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Tags: Criminology, Policing, RUSI

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Can Big Data Analysis of Police Activity Overcome Bias?

In early 2017, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a new initiative in the city’s ongoing battle with violent crime. The most common solutions to this sort of problem involve hiring more police officers or working more closely with community members. But Emanuel declared that the Chicago Police Department would expand its use of software, enabling […]

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Tags: Criminology, Data Analysis, The Conversation

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