Should we trust predictive policing software to cut crime? – Sidney Perkowitz | Aeon Essays

“In an age of anxiety, the words sound so reassuring: predictive policing. The first half promises an awareness of events that have not yet occurred. The second half clarifies that the future in question will be one of safety and security. Together, they perfectly match the current obsession with big data and the mathematical prediction of human actions.”

Should we trust predictive policing software to cut crime? – Sidney Perkowitz | Aeon Essays
https://aeon.co/essays/should-we-trust-predictive-policing-software-to-cut-crime
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