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 Physorg.com).
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.
- US News and World Reports March 2, 2010.
Crime Hot Spots Can Be Cooled, Discovery News, by Lisa Grossman (Science News), Feb. 23, 2010.
- Mit Mathematik Verbrechen bekampfen, Zeit Online, (German Newspaper) Feb 22, 2010
Mit math gegen Kriminalitat, Deutschlandradio, Feb 22, 2010.
The Math-ed Avengers: Can Sophisticated Models Fight Crime? Popular Mechanics, Feb 20, 2010.
Finding Coolable Hot Spots for Crime Science News, Feb 20, 2010.
The Mathematics of Clumpy Crime Science, Feb 20, 2010.
Can math and science help solve crimes? UCLA Newsroom, Feb 20, 2010
Fighting Crime with Math, National Science Foundation video and press release Feb 20, 2010
Science (blog) Gangs and Statistical Mechanics?, Science (blog) Feb 20, 2010
Fighting Crime with Math, Scientific American 60 Second Podcast, Feb 20, 2010