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California City Bans Predictive Policing

California City Bans Predictive Policing

A California city on Tuesday effectively banned the use of predictive policing tools in a move thought to be the first such measure in the U.S. and that comes amid calls for greater regulation of policing technology. The city council in Santa Cruz voted unanimously to bar police use of the software, which can use artificial intelligence to analyze crime patterns and project where cops should patrol.

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