Effectiveness of PredPol predictive policing systems (Mountain View Police Department)

Mark Harris filed this request with the Mountain View Police Department of Mountain View, CA.
Multi Request Effectiveness of PredPol predictive policing systems


From: Mark Harris

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

All pilot programs, studies, research, white papers, internal presentations, data and documents regarding the effectiveness or validation of PredPol either within the agency, or at other organisations.
Similarly, any data, research or documents concerning PredPol’s value for money or return on investment, compared to other policing methods.
Predpol to mean any software, hardware or systems provided to the agency by PredPol Inc, or its agents or representatives, whether free of charge or at cost.
Search to run from 1/1/2012 to the current date.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Mark Harris

From: Mountain View Police Department


This information was sent out, however, I now see I added a "6" in the email address and the response may have not been received by you. My apologies. This should complete your request.

Thank you,

Eva Foster
Records Supervisor
Mountain View Police Department
(650) 903-6730

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From: Mark Harris

All received - thank you very much!

Mark Harris