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Predictive Policing: The Evolution of Law Enforcement?

Complete Premium video at: Former NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton traces what he calls the "evolution of policing." Bratton sees the next development as predictive policing, a result of increasingly accessible information and intelligence about crimes and criminal behavior. To view more highlights from the Wired Business Conference 2010 series, visit ----- Order Out of Chaos: Using Big Data to Enhance International Security featuring William J. Bratton, Chairman, Altegrity Risk International, and Former Commissioner, NYPD, & Chief, LAPD; with Noah Shachtman, Contributing Editor, WIRED, and Editor,'s Danger Room. Disruption happens. A technology breakthrough. A shift in consumer demand. A rise, or fall, in a critical market. Any of these can rewrite the future of a company -- or a whole industry. If you haven't faced this moment, you will soon. It's time to change the way you run your business. Now what? How you decide to respond is what separates the leaders from the left behind. Today's smartest executives know that disruption is constant and inevitable. They've learned to absorb the shockwave that change brings, and can use that energy to transform their companies and their careers. At the second WIRED Business Conference, presented in partnership with MDC Partners, you'll hear from industry leaders on how to respond to change, and how to use it to your advantage. Through one-on-one conversations between speakers and Wired editors and interaction with the speakers, you'll see how disruption is transforming the way smart organizations make decisions, keeping them on a steady path to growth. - WIRED Bill Bratton is known as one of America's premier police chiefs. As head of the nation's two largest police forces, those of New York City and Los Angeles, he led two decades of crime declines while revitalizing departmental morale, reducing corruption and abuse, and improving relations with minority communities. In New York, he spearheaded the development of a police management system known as CompStat, which is now used by forces around the world. CompStat employs real-time intelligence, rapid deployment of resources, and relentless follow-up to focus the work of officers on the prevention of crime. A U.S. Army veteran who served in Vietnam, Bratton began his police career in 1970 with the Boston Police Department, where he earned the department's highest honor for valor. He later served as chief of the New York City Transit Police and Boston police commissioner. Bratton is currently chairman of Altegrity Risk International, which provides investigative, analytic, consulting, and security services to businesses around the world. He is a senior executive fellow at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government.
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