The effect of differential victim crime reporting on predictive policing systems

@article{Akpinar2021TheEO,
  title={The effect of differential victim crime reporting on predictive policing systems},
  author={Nil-Jana Akpinar and Maria De-Arteaga and Alexandra Chouldechova},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2021 ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency},
  year={2021}
}
Police departments around the world have been experimenting with forms of place-based data-driven proactive policing for over two decades. Modern incarnations of such systems are commonly known as hot spot predictive policing. These systems predict where future crime is likely to concentrate such that police can allocate patrols to these areas and deter crime before it occurs. Previous research on fairness in predictive policing has concentrated on the feedback loops which occur when models are… 
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