Reminiscent of the happenings in the film “Minority Report”, Dubai Police has gone ahead to deploy a solution that can predict crime. Developed by Space Imaging Middle East (SIME) with support fromUAE’s Smart Governance Initiative, specifically for Dubai Police, the solution is designed to complement the Dubai Police force’s modernized approach to crime prevention and enhanced public safety.
Crime Prediction analyses existing intelligence and crime patterns from police databases and, using sophisticated algorithms, produces highly accurate data related to when and where crime is likely to occur next. This intelligence in turn informs patrol teams on which districts may require additional resources in order to prevent potential criminal activity.
“SIME is incredibly honoured to have worked on this ambitious project with Dubai Police,” said Mohamad El Kadi, Managing Director of Space Imaging Middle East. “The Dubai Police Force is renowned for embracing new technologies to better serve and protect the local community, and this spirit inspired us to develop Crime Prediction.”
“This software is uniquely intelligent in its capability to accurately discern intricate patterns of criminal behavior in seemingly unconnected events and then predict the probability of reoccurrence.” said Spandan Kar, Head of SIME’s GIS Division. “We are confident that these precise analytics, when combined with the knowledge and instincts of experienced police officers, will create a formidable force to deter crime.”