Bayesian Statistics and the Law

There were many winners at the Golden Globes this year including The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story which came away with 2 wins and 5 nominations. The program, which aired at the beginning of 2016, was praised for bringing the famous case back into the public eye after 20 years. The court case […]

Can Mathematics Fight Crime?

Mathematics is providing a helping hand to police forces fighting crime and the results are looking good. PredPol is a company that markets predictive policing software to cities including Atlanta and Tacoma, Washington in the USA. The co-founders, Dr. Jeffrey Brantinham and Dr. George Mohler, were part of a team that published a paper in October […]

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