AI Chicago police on third cut the number of serious crimes
Chicago police control of the city began using crime prediction algorithm at the beginning of 2017. To this end, the dangerous areas are equipped with additional cameras and sensors, and even launched a program of intellectual crimes prediction that, despite the fact that the service has taken over recently, has already managed to prove itself well.
Engadget website reported that the use of intelligent algorithm is possible to significantly reduce the number of heavy crimes committed in various parts of the city. Thus, in the seventh district of Chicago, the number of shootings has decreased compared to 40 percent last year, the same murders decreased by 33 percent. Programs running in the other three areas, coping worse, but there has been a positive shift - shootings and murders has decreased by an average of 25 percent, which is also encouraging. Prediction algorithms crimes used by Chicago police, take into account many factors, analyzing the social, economic data and even weather information. In addition, used data gathered from surveillance cameras. Taking into account other parameters, but the AI uses other available means, regularly checking the list of criminals and suspects. In addition, the system is activated and the definition shots.
At the launch of the system about $ 1 million was spent in the early years, and seems to fully justify investments themselves.