Spatial Statistics and Crime Prediction; HunchLab

Discussion created by brooksbreece on Jan 2, 2017

Who is familiar with HunchLab (


From website:

HunchLab is a web-based proactive patrol management system. Advanced statistical models forecast when and where crimes are likely to emerge. But it's not just about anticipating crime, it's about figuring out the best way to respond.


HunchLab Webinar : An Overview of Crime Forecasting for the EU - YouTube 


Thoughts?  Quality of forecasts?  Comparison with other similar programs?


More about the algorithms used: 


More about HunchLab Advisor: HunchLab Advisor: Know What Works - YouTube