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Legal software to predict crimes or enhance police bias?

New software could forecast future criminal activity and while it may not yet be accurate enough to lay charges in advance, it does take this area of...

Forecasting criminal activity, or “predictive policing”, is no longer based on just intuition, according to UNSW Law Professor Lyria Bennett Moses.

  • Naomi Neilson
  • LawyersWeekly

The model is designed to push historic data into the future and predict it, while making it look quantifiable. 

“Looking at crimes like burglary, one can create quite a useful predictive model because some areas have higher rates of burglary than

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