- Targeted: Pasco’s sheriff created a futuristic program to stop crime before it happens. It monitors and harasses families across the county.
Kathleen McGrory and Neil Bedi
- Scars, Tattoos, And License Plates: This Is What Palantir And The LAPD Know About You
- It’s Time for a Reckoning About This Foundational Piece of Police Technology
Rashida Richardson and Amba Kak
- Data-Informed Predictive Policing Was Heralded as Less Biased. Is It?
- Garbage In, Gospel Out: How Data-Driven Policing Technologies Entrench Historic Racism and 'Tech-Wash' Bias in the Criminal Legal System (2021)
Wendy Lee, Jumana Musa, Michael Pinard
- Dirty Data, Bad Predictions: How Civil Rights Violations Impact Police Data, Predictive Policing Systems, and Justice (2019)
Rashida Richardson, Jason Schultz, Kate Crawford
- Gang Takedowns in the De Blasio Era: The Dangers of Precision Policing (2019)
The Policing & Social Justice Project
- Before the Bullet Hits the Body – Dismantling Predictive Policing in Los Angeles (2018)
Stop LAPD Spying Coalition
- Artificial Intelligence and Policing: Hints in the Carpenter Decision (2018)
- Big Data Surveillance: The Case of Policing (2017)
- Tracked and Targeted: Early Findings on Chicago’s Gang Database (2017)
The Policing in Chicago Research Group
- Stuck in a Pattern: Early Evidence on "Predictive Policing" and Civil Rights (2016)
- Predictions put into practice: A quasi-experimental evaluation of Chicago’s predictive policing pilot (2016)
Jessica Saunders, Priscillia Hunt, John S. Hollywood
- To Predict and Serve? (2016)
Human Rights Data Analysis Group
- Predictive Policing: The Role of Crime Forecasting in Law Enforcement Operations (2013)
Walter L. Perry, Brian McInnis, Carter C. Price, Susan Smith, John S. Hollywood
- Predictive Policing and Reasonable Suspicion (2012)
- Fighting Crime in the Information Age: The Promise of Predictive Policing (2009)
Sean Malinowski, William Bratton, John Morgan
- Covid-19 Proves It's Time to Abolish 'Predictive' Policing Algorithms
- To Surveil and Predict: A Human Rights Analysis of Algorithmic Policing in Canada
Kate Robertson, Cynthia Khoo, and Yolanda Song
- Predictive Policing Algorithms Are Racist. They Need to Be Dismantled
Will Douglas Heaven
- Predictive Policing Explained
- Police Surveillance in Chicago
Lucy Parsons Labs
- Chicago Police Announce New Gang Database as Leaders Hope to Answer Questions of Accuracy and Fairness
Annie Sweeney and John Byrne
- Do Algorithms Have a Place in Policing?
- Big Data Prosecution and Brady
- Privacy Asymmetries: Access to Data in the Criminal Justice System
The Consequences of Automating and Deskilling the Police
- Group That Sued LAPD Over Controversial Data Policing Programs Claims Victory.
- “'We’ve Got One in the Sweep:' Three Bronx friends recount their 2012 arrests in the NYPD’s ‘Operation Crew Cut,’ along with their experiences with the court system and incarceration, and reflect on their lives seven years later."
- Chicago Cops Use Social Media to Track Grieving Families of Gunshot Victims
- LAPD Pioneered Predicting Crime with Data. Many Police Don’t Think It Works
- Academics Confirm Major Predictive Policing Algorithm is Fundamentally Flawed
- Disparate Impact in Big Data Policing
Andrew D. Selbst
- Litigating Algorithms: Challenging Goverment Use of Algorithmic Decision Systems
AI Now Institute
- A Penalized Likelihood Method for Balancing Accuracy and Fairness in Predictive Policing
George Mohler, Rajeev Raje, P Jeffrey Brantingham, Jeremy Carter, Matthew Valasik
- The Exclusionary Rule in the Age of Blue Data
- Convicted Gang Leader Can Challenge NOPD's Use of Crime-Fighting Software
- The Logic of Data Bias and Its Impact on Place-Based Predictive Policing
P Jeffrey Brantingham
- Palantir has Secretly Been Using New Orleans to Test its Predictive Policing Technology
- Does Predictive Policing Lead to Biased Arrests? Results From a Randomized Controlled Trial
P Jeffrey Brantingham, Matthew Valasik, George Mohler
- Life, Liberty, and Trade Secrets: Intellectual Property in the Criminal Justice System
- Policing Predictive Policing
- How Peter Thiel's Secretive Data Company Pushed Into Policing
- The Contradictions of Chicago Police’s Secretive List
Yana Kunichoff and Patrick Sier
- Danger Ahead: Risk Assessment and the Future of Bail Reform
John Logan Koepke and David G. Robinson
- Predictive Prosecution
- Policing the Future
- L.A. Activists Want to Bring Surveillance Conversation Down to Earth
- A Police Department's Secret Formula for Judging Danger
- Predictions Put into Practice: A Quasi-Experimental Evaluation of Chicago’s Predictive Policing Pilot
Jessica Saunders, Priscillia Hunt, and John S. Hollywood
- The New Surveillance Discretion: Automated Suspicion, Big Data, and Policing
- Big Data and Predictive Reasonable Suspicion
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