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NYPD Predictive Policing Documents

Documents related to the NYPD's predictive policing trials and programs.

Published: July 12, 2019

The Brennan Center filed a Freedom of Information Law (“FOIL”) request for information about how the New York Police Department (“NYPD”) has tested, purchased, and implemented predictive policing software on June 14, 2016. The documents below were ultimately obtained over the course of two years of litigation on that original request.

These documents reveal details about the NYPD’s test of three types of commercial predictive policing software and shed light on the in-house algorithms the NYPD ultimately employed to inform deployment decisions. The difficult process to get access to this information, and the piecemeal production we ultimately received, also reveal the NYPD’s quest to keep the public in the dark about this technology. 

Internal Communications/Notes

              Notes, Emails, Reviews of Internally Developed Software

Evan S. Levine, Director of Analytics, Notes re In-House Algorithms

              Internal Docs Related to Commercial Software Trials

January 20, 2016 Email Chain re Commercial Software Test

Clarifications of test file formats

Powerpoint summarizing software trials ("Draft")

Powerpoint summarizing software trials ("Final")

              Additional Documents

E.S. Levine et al., The New York City Police Department's Domain Awareness System, Interfaces (2017)

Affirmation of Lesa Moore

Affidavit of Daniel Magee

Predpol

              Promotional Materials

Brochures

Business Card

"Predpol Is Not a Black Box"

Developer Documentation

              Communications with NYPD

September 2015

October 2015

November 2015

February 2016

April 2016

March 2016

May 2016

              High-Level Test Results Presentation

              Contract Docs

Answers to Questionnaire

Requested Data Elements

Test Project Agreement

NDAs and Security Certifications

Keystats/Noviant

              Promotional Materials

"Managing Crime"

"Predictive Forecasting of Crime"

              Communications with NYPD

August 2015 (Noviant)

September 2015

October 2015

October 2015 (Noviant)

November 2015

February 2016

February 2016 (Noviant)

March 2016

April 2016

May 2016

              Contract Docs

Answers to Questionnaire

Desired Data Elements

NDAs

Noviant Contract and NDAs

 

Azavea/Hunchlab

              Promotional Materials

Two-Page Overview

Data Guide

"Hunchlab: Under the Hood"

Executive Summary: Pilot Program

Overview of Demonstration Project

              Communications with NYPD

May 2015

June 2015

September 2015

October 2015

November 2015

December 2015

January 2016

February 2016

March 2016

April 2016

              Contract Docs

Answers to Questionnaire

Desired Data Elements for Agreement PIN 0561500001005 

NDA

Price Proposal

 

 

Output Maps and Data

17th Precinct Grand Larcenies

September 15, 2015

September 18, 2015

September 22, 2015

19th Precinct

Burglaries Grand Larceny of Motorcycles Robberies

 

23rd Precinct Robberies

April 2017

May 2017

June 2017

67th Precinct Shootings

May 2017

June 2017

73rd Precinct

April 6, 2016 (Shootings)

April 8, 2016 (Shootings)

April 20, 2016 (Shootings and Robberies)

83rd Precinct Burglaries

 

East Manhattan (Multiple Precincts) Grand Larcenies

July 2015

August 2015

September 2015

October 2015

November 2015

December 2015

January 2016