April 7, 2012

French Science Magazine Highlights SCPD

The French Science Magazine "Sciences et Avenir" has released its feature story on the department's predictive policing program. They sent a reporter from France to meet with the Santa Cruz Police Department and Dr. George Mohler regarding the program in late January. It is in the current (April) issue.

The magazine met with Chief Kevin Vogel, Crime Analyst Zach Friend, Lt. Bernie Escalante and Deputy Chief Steve Clark to view the program. There has been interest from law enforcement agencies in France to implement predictive policing. The magazine will also met with LAPD regarding their current test of the program.