Milpitas police have a new way of patroling the streets thanks to technology. Jean Elle reports.
Milpitas police have a new way of patrolling the streets thanks to technology.
A new computer program the Milpitas Police Department is using predicts where criminals will strike next in the city. The program, Predpol, analyzes crime data to help determine a prediction.
In addition to the Milpitas, police departments in Santa Cruz and Los Angeles are using the program.
A state grant is paying $37,000 for a three-year trial in Milpitas.
View more in Jean Elle's video report above.