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  • The NYPD Now Has An Automated Tool To Help Them Recognise Patterns In Crimes

    The New York City Police Department has developed a pattern-recognition tool called Patternizr to sort through mountains of files related to “hundreds of thousands of crimes logged in the NYPD’s database,” the Associated Press reported on Sunday. More
  • Report: NYPD Using 'Pattern Recognition System' to Solve Crimes

    The NYPD has reportedly been using a "pattern recognition system" called "Patternizr" which searches through files, discovers patterns, and helps police solve crimes.

  • Modern policing: Algorithm helps NYPD spot crime patterns

    NEW YORK (AP) — When a syringe-wielding drill thief tried sticking up a Home Depot near Yankee Stadium, police figured out quickly that it wasn't a one-off. A man had also used a syringe a few weeks earlier while stealing a drill at another Home Depot 7 miles (11 kilometers) south in Manhattan.The match, though, wasn't made by an officer looking through files. It was done by pattern-recognition computer software developed by the New York Police Department.