posted on Aug, 15 2003 @ 01:01 AM
Computer model forecasts crime sprees
19:00 13 August 03
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Computer forecasts that predict where and when crimes will happen by analysing past patterns should help police channel resources where they are
needed most. The technique, now under trial in the US, could be available for routine use within a year.
It doesn't spy on individuals, it just predicts patterns of behavior, but isn't there something creepy about it? I suppose criminals of the future
will just have to do unpredictable crimes.