University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Title "Florida Parents Partner with IJ to Shut Down Dystopian "Predictive Policing" Program"
Date Aug 4, 2021
Author Institute for Justice
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Abstract The Sheriff’s Office of Pasco County, Florida, harasses people in their own homes using a method they call “predictive policing.” The program has unfolded like a dystopian nightmare for the Pasco County residents it has ensnared, who have been subjected to near-constant police surveillance and harassment. The Sheriff’s Office claims the program’s goal is to predict and prevent crime before it happens by targeting people they suspect may commit crimes in the future, dubbing the approach “intelligence-led policing.” This euphemism may make it seem like there’s thoughtfulness to the approach, but there’s nothing fair or smart about it.
Source Institute for Justice

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