Software Predicts ‘Criminal Behavior’…

Tuesday, August 24, 2010
By Paul Martin

Program Helps Law Enforcement Determine Who Is Most Likely to Commit Crime

By ERIC BLAND
ABCNews.com

New crime prediction software being rolled out in the nation’s capital should reduce not only the murder rate, but the rate of many other crimes as well.

Developed by Richard Berk, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, the software is already used in Baltimore and Philadelphia to predict which individuals on probation or parole are most likely to murder and to be murdered.

In his latest version, the one being implemented in D.C., Berk goes even further, identifying the individuals most likely to commit crimes other than murder.

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