The Colorado State Patrol does use predictive technology in some capacity.
Algorithmic crime-fighting, based on predictive technology makes makes me nervous. Let me just say that upfront.
But the Colorado State Patrol probably predicted I would say that….
Colorado State Patrol Predictive Technology
Reading through the Colorado State Patrol, Strategic Plan 2014, I saw a paragraph mentioning how technology is utilized. On the screen shot below, it is the third yellow box called “utilizing technology.” The reference is not much, the whole paragraph is just two sentences.
The Colorado State Patrol utilizes predictive and adaptive, knowledge-based tactics to enhance our mission effectiveness. We are focused on implementing practical technologies that enable our members to be more effective and efficient in the attainment of our mission.
— Colorado State Patrol, Strategic Plan 2014 (or alternatively view the Strategic Plan 2014 at the bottom of this article).
My interest was piqued. The Colorado State Patrol uses some sort of predictive knowledge-based tactics that involves some sort of technology. As a individual who is interested in police procedure this really got me thinking about the possibilities. What sort of predictive technology court the Colorado State Patrol be using?