Criminal Intent: Cops are crunching data to stop baddies before they strike, Wired Magazine, December 2011.

At LAPD, Predicting Crimes Before They Happen,NPR Weekend Edition Saturday, November 26, 2011 (audio)

UCLA's Crime Fighting Mathematicians
, Feakonomics, November 9, 2011.

Computer program could point police to gang-crime suspects, Los Angeles Times, October 31, 2011 (also at Boston Herald, Bellingham Herald)

UCLA writes computer program to battle East L.A. gangs, L.A. Now, Los Angeles Times Blog, October 31, 2011

Fighting Violent Gang Crime With Math, Science Daily, October 31, 2011 (also at

New poliice motto: To predict and serve? NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, August 20, 2011

Police Predict Crimes as in 'Minority Report', ABC News with Dianne Sawyer, August 18, 2011

Die Polizei als Hellseher, Zeit Online, August 18, 2011

LAPD eyes data-driven ‘predictive’ policing strategy, AirTalk with Larry Mantle (audio), August 17, 2011

Sending the Police Before There's a Crime
, New York Times, August 15, 2011

Forecasting Fellonies Miller-McCune Magazine, July/August 2011

The World of Predictive Modeling
Future Tense, Australian Broadcasing Corporation (Audio MP3), Mar 24, 2011

Time Cops Slate Magazine, Jan 24, 2011

Aftercrimes New York Times Magazine 10th Annual Year in Ideas

Fighting Crime with Mathematics Discover Magazine Top 100 Science Stories of 2010 (#60)

Software aims to prevent crime MIT Technology Review, Dec 14, 2010.

Crime fighting math NBC Bay Area (video), Nov 15, 2010

Policing: The aftershocks of Crime The Economist, Oct 23, 2010.

Predictive Policing Fox News (video), Oct 3, 2010.

Predictive policing in Southern California and beyond AirTalk with Larry Mantle (Audio), Sep 15, 2010

UCLA research project uses math to predict possible crime by Sarah Kahn, Daily Bruin, UCLA, Aug 30, 2010.

Los Angeles to Test Simulation Model That Predicts Criminals' Reactions to Increased Policing by Elaine Pitman, Government Technology, Jul 23, 2010.

Stopping crime before it starts  Los Angeles Times, Column One, Aug. 21, 2010, by Joel Rubin.