SOURCE: PublicEngines


August 28, 2013 09:02 ET

Crime Prevention Is Focus of New CommandCentral Predictive™ Product From PublicEngines

Powerful Predictive Analytics Tool Is 2.7 Times More Effective Than Hot-Spotting

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwired - Aug 28, 2013) -

  • Patent-pending prediction engine with proven accuracy
  • Includes Targeted Area Prediction (TAP) Reports
  • Built in tools ensure higher data quality
  • Daily crime predictions for directed patrol plans

PublicEngines™ (, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions that facilitate crime analysis, supply actionable intelligence, and increase community engagement for law enforcement and governments, has launched CommandCentral Predictive™ (, a highly accurate crime prediction tool designed to deliver daily reports to law enforcement officers to aid in predicting and preventing crime. In field tests, CommandCentral Predictive is proven to be 2.7 times more accurate than traditional hotspot analysis. The product is available in September.

CommandCentral Predictive is designed to help officers and analysts prevent crime, as opposed to reacting to actions that have already occurred. The new product is built upon the highly popular and industry-leading CommandCentral Analytics platform from PublicEngines that is used by hundreds of law enforcement agencies.

Because it is based on the CommandCentral platform, CommandCentral Predictive takes advantage of key features that have made CommandCentral Analytics so popular, like data quality tools to clean up data before it is processed, and email reports, which is used to deliver daily predictions right into officers' inboxes and can be read on their smartphones, tablets, and other devices.

CommandCentral Predictive Features & Benefits

  • Patent-pending prediction engine proven to be 2.7 times more accurate than traditional hot-spotting
  • Easy-to-use and distribute Target Area Prediction (TAP) reports
  • More accurate & higher quality data is ensured through built in tools
  • Email reports, which can deliver daily prediction reports directly to officers, command staff, and analysts
  • Drill down boxes allow officers and analysts to immediately begin analyzing data
  • Closes gap between analyst and officers in providing accurate predictions that officers can use daily
  • Simple, intuitive design means large, and small agencies can use it, regardless if they have an analyst or not
  • Allows agencies to effectively use resources with the goal of stopping crime before it happens

"Since announcing CommandCentral Predictive, hundreds of agencies have contacted us expressing interest in using this new solution," said William Kilmer, CEO of PublicEngines. "Many have told us this product signifies what they have been looking for -- a tactical tool that can be used to direct officers where they should be and helps them be more rigorous in their approach to preventing crime."

CommandCentral Predictive is available in September, demonstrations are available immediately. PublicEngines is offering multi-product pricing incentives for customers of CommandCentral Analytics.

About Public Engines

PublicEngines develops easy-to-use, cloud-based software that helps law enforcement, government, defense, and other organizations gather, analyze, and share intelligence to improve public safety. Used by more than 2,000 organizations worldwide, our market-leading solutions are accessible wherever you are, and are easy-to-deploy with minimal training and no additional IT burden or expense. For more information visit

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