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Utilizing an algorithm to predict crime like the weather, Predpol offers police departments a new weapon in their arsenal. By assessing 500-square-foot regions the program takes into account recent crimes from burglaries to hijacking to help focus officers on where they might have to take their next bite. The recently developed Predpol has had success in its trial runs in California, so west coast bandits beware.