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Baltimore set to renew contract with predictive policing group, citing violence declines in targeted areas

Baltimore set to renew contract with predictive policing group, citing violence declines in targeted areas

Baltimore’s spending board on Wednesday will consider a police department request to extend a program that uses “predictive policing” models to target gun violence on the east and west sides of the city.

The police department is asking the Board of Estimates to approve $635,000 to extend for another year a contract with Strategic Focus LLC, a company led by Los Angeles Police Department Deputy Chief Sean Malinowski.

It’s responsible for designing and providing technical and analytical support for the city’s “Strategic Decision...

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