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Police try crime prediction technology

Police in Birmingham are trialling technology which they hope will predict where crimes will happen.

Police in Birmingham are trialling technology which they hope will predict where crimes will happen.

In a city where there were 8,000 burglaries last year, West Midland Police are making use of technology that recognises burglary 'hot-spots' and works on the idea that criminals follow patterns.

Phil Mackie reports.

  • 18 Sep
  • From the section UK