Predictive policing uses complex and hidden computer algorithms to make predictions about who is most likely to be involve din future gun violence. These "heat lists" are then used by police to target young people for enhanced surveillance, threats and prosecutions.
"LAPD Ends Another Data-Driven Crime Program Touted to Target Violent Offenders." LA Times. April 12, 2019
A pioneer in predictive policing is starting a troubling new project. The Verge. April 26, 2018
Predicting more biased policing in Baltimore. The Baltimore Sun. April 10, 2018.
"Before the Bullet Hits the Body: Dismantling Predictive Policing in Los Angeles." Stop LAPD Spying. May 2018.