Crime Mapping Reaches New Precision Level

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A3019-2003Jun2?language=printer Extensive crime data collection matched with new technology may soon allow police to predict to a surprising degree of accuracy the number and type of crimes that will occur in a neighborhood one month in advance, the Associated Press reports. Researchers at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University plan to release software later this summer that, can forecast the number and types of crimes that will occur within a 10-block area, with a 20 . . .

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