Effectiveness of PredPol predictive policing systems (Norcross Police Department)

Mark Harris filed this request with the Norcross Police Department of Norcross, GA.
Multi Request Effectiveness of PredPol predictive policing systems
Est. Completion None
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From: Mark Harris

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Georgia Open Records 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 3 business days, as the statute requires.


Mark Harris

From: Norcross Police Department

Dear Sir or Madam,

This is our original response in reference to Predpol. Unfortunately, we do not use this software and there is no documentation in reference to this software.

I apologize I am just now responding, however, the request being sent are going to our junk mail. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.


Gwen Franklin
Norcross Police Department
Records Clerk
65 Lawrenceville Street
Norcross, Ga  30071
Work- (678) 421-2051
Fax-  (770) 448-2253

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From: Mark Harris

No problem Ms Franklin,

I appreciate the response, and will close out my request.