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Re: Susan & Rod ... predicting gun violence L3
Susan Giffin to: Donnie Fowler
Cc: Rodrigo.Castillo
From: Susan Giffin/SFPD/SFGOV
To: Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
Cc: Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org
03/08/13 09:48
Hi Donnie- Yes I do think we might be interested in this. We have not yet rolled out predictive pol icing to
officers yet so you are moving faster than we are- but that is good. What would we need to do to join the
pilot?
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
Donnie Fowler :Susari &-Rod- Hello again. Reconnecting to see ify ...
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Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org, Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org
03/07/1318:01
Re: Susan & Rod ... predicting gun violence
o3io772'613 18:61:49
Hello again. Reconnecting to see if you're interested in joining Atlanta in a no-cost deployment
of gun violence predictions. Details are below and we're expecting to announce this
first-in-the-nation roll out by the first week in April.
Thanks,
Donnie
415-902-4720
On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 10:02 AM, Donnie Fowler <donnie:'@,predpol.com> r o t e ~
Susan& Rod-
Happy Friday to you. We are excited about the budding partnership with you. Things seem to
be moving in the right direction on technology integration, so when we get the paperwork
complete, we will soon be greenlighted all around.
I write this morning to present an idea for a gun violence pilot for your consideration.
As you know, our technology has done a great job at predicting property crimes in L.A. and
elsewhere. In the last two months, this has brought you on board as well as Seattle and Atlanta.
As we continue to think about the potential for the technology, we wondered earlier in 2012 if
it could also predict gun violence, a crime with less frequency and different motivating
characteristics. So we did some work with Chicago's gun violence data that is available
through an open government web portal. It turns out, as you will see in the attached white
paper, that the formulas appear to predict this headline news crime as effectively as the
run-of-the-mill property offenses.
So what's our idea for San Francisco? We want to know if you will become a pilot city, at no
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additional cost beyond our current agreement.
I look forward to hearing your thoughts on this and to address all the questions on logistics and
timing that follow from the offer.
All the best,
Donnie
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4 720 cell
predpol.com
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From: Omar Qazi [omar:£72predpol.com]
Sent: 02/21/2013 10:59 PM PST
To: Rodrigo Castillo; Steve Senatori
Cc: George Mohler <mohler@predpol.com>; Caleb Baskin <caleb@.predpol.com>; donnie
Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
Subject: PredPol Setup Final Step
Rod and S t ~ v e ,
Hope everything is going well. I'm pleased to report that we've
finished setting up the background infrastructure for San Francisco
and are ready to process data and generate predictions. I already gave
Steve a copy of the software used to securely pass data through the
prediction servers, pre-configured with San Francisco's connection
information.
We can literally start generating predictions for you tomorrow if the
software is hooked up properly to a database view. I've talked to our
other founders about this, and as Bay Area residents we're really
excited to be able to share this with you as soon as you're ready. Let
us know what we can do to help you complete this last step.
Omar Qazi
PredPol, Inc.
1.310.294.1593
Sent from my iPad
DONNIE FOWLER
331 Soquel Ave. Ste. 100
Santa Cruz, CA 95b62
C: 415 902 4720
P: 831 331 4550 xll5
F: 831 331 4551
PREDPOL.COM
The Predictive Policing Company
DONNIE FOWLER
331 Soquel Ave. Ste. 100
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
C: 415 902 4720
P: 831 331 4550 x115
F: 831 331 4551
PREDPOL.COM
The Predictive Policing Company

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Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up 0
Susan Giffin to: Donnie Fowler
Cc: Rodrigo Castillo
From: Susan Giffin/SFPD/SFGOV
To: Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
Cc: Rodrigo Castillo/SFPD/SFGOV@SFGOV
10/15/1211:40
Hi Donnie -thanks for following up. We are still interested in the software. I have asked Rod to take the
lead on working with you to determine our strategy for how to integrate. Thanks for your patience.
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee) .
Donnie Fowler Susan- Hello again. We've been moving along reall...
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Susan-
Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol .com>
Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org
10/1211215:05
Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
10/12/2012 15:05:35
Hello again. We've been moving along really well at PredPol, so I want to check in with you
again and re-confirm (based'on your questions below) that we can easily integrate with the Crime
Data Warehouse mapping. This is because we provide predictions of time and place to send
officers. Those predictions are not dependent on a particular type of map, only that SFPD push
three pieces of data from your RMS: (1) type of crime, (2) time of crime, and (3) place of crime.
We would love to take you up on your offer for another meeting to dive jnto the details. Our
technology is really much simpler than you might think to deploy, and you'll remember that our
single, annual price of $75,000 that Chief Suhr mentioned in the Chronicle in August is the only
cost to you.
I have provided a log-in below my signature to see Santa Cruz's tool at work. I've also provided
Zach Friend's contact information again.
What does your schedule look like over the next two weeks?
All the best,
Donnie
415-902-4 720
Santa Cruz Predictive Policing htrps:iitkmn.pn·dpnl.e()m username: try@predpol.com password: advanced74policing •
Contact Info for Santa Cruz Police Department Zach Friend, crime analyst zfriend@cityofsantacruz.com 831-212-5065
On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 5:56PM, Donnie Fowler <donnieil:l{predpol.com> wrote:
Susan-
The short answer: Integration of predictions and mapping are possible and not difficult from our perspective. There are, in fact,
several ways to deliver the predictions. including, for example, daily emails to officers with reports. Regardless, we think it's a
great idea because SFPD would have all PredPol's features and a custom intertace where you can see everything together.
We recommend a meeting with you (and even Crime Data Warehouse) to talk through the details. ·
Here's how it could work. SFPD sets up the data pipe and do encrypted transmission to PredPol's servers which process the
crime and make the web interface available like usual. This is a totally normal Predpol setup. The additional step is that SFPD
then has your data warehouse software send requests to our servers, wi th a special flag that lets the server know the person
sending the request is actually a computer. Instead of sending back our rich graphical interface, the server sends back simple
t ext containing only the data requested. The SFPD data warehouse software is then responsible for showing the prediction dat a
to officers in whatever way you choose.
I have copi ed Dr. George Mohler and Omar Qazi so that they can join our discussi on and coordinat e schedules.
All the best,
Donnie
415-902-4720 cell
On Mon, Sep 17,2012 at 1:06PM, <Susan.GiffinW.sf2:o\'.org> wrote:
Hi Donnie - thank you very much for following up- and for bt;!ing patient. Here is the
dilemma I am in. We have actually mapped our crime data li ve onto maps within
our Crime Data Warehouse. This is huge at SFPD considering we were on paper
reports a few months ago. The crime is mapped instantaneously and crime
locations are geo-coded so they are precise.
Here is my dilemma. I want to use your software to "predict" crime and to provide
actionable proactive staffing of hotspots. However, how are the two maps to be
reconciled? They will look different, one will allow you to click on the dot and see
the police report and the other won't, etc. Plus we have the issue of how to create a
proper firewall to give you our data and set up daily feed etc.
Do you ever lease the technology so we could run it internally? How are other depts
using two different mapping systems? I wanted to get a more robust version of our
map done and then I was going to call a meeting with you and your team to
reconcile this but what the heck I will put it in email.
Let me know your thoughts.
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
DONNIE FOWLER
331 Soquel Ave. Ste. 100
.Santa Cr uz, CA 95062
C: 415 902 4720
P: 831 331 4550 xllS
F: 831 331 4551
PREDPOL.COM
The Predictive Policing Company
DONNIE FOWLER
331 Soquel Ave. Ste. 100
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
C: 415 902 4720
P: 831 331 4550 xllS
F: 831 331 4551
PREDPOL.COM
The Predictive Policing Company
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Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up []
Susan Giffin to: Donnie Fowler
From: Susan Giffin/SFPD/SFGOV
To: Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
09/17/1213:06
Hi Donnie - thank you very much for following up -and for being patient. Here is the dilemma I am in. We
have actually mapped our crime data live onto. maps within our Crime Data Warehouse. This is huge at
SFPD considering we were on paper reports a few months ago. The crime is mapped instantaneously
and crime locations are geo·coded so they are precise.
Here is my dilemma. I want to use your software to "predict" crime and to provide actionable proactive
staffing of hotspots. However, how are the two maps to be reconciled? They will look different, one will
allow you to click on the dot and see the police report and the other won't, etc. Plus we have the issue of
how to create a proper firewall to give you our data and set up daily feed etc.
Do you ever lease the technology so we could run it internally? How are other depts using two different
mapping systems? I wanted to get a more robust version of our map done and then I was going to call a
meeting with you and your team to reconcile this but what the heck I will put it in email.
Let me know your thoughts.
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Vee)
Donnie Fowler Hi, Susan. I hope you're well . Just a quick note to c .. .
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Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org
09/17/12 07:47
Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
69/17/2012 07:47:44
Hi, Susan. I hope you're well. Just a quick note to check in on predictive policing for San
Francisco. I'm just around the comer, so happy to stop by or wait patiently as you all move
through your process. All the best, Donnie I 415-902-4 720
On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 7:26AM, Donnie Fowler <donnie!"lilpredpol.com> wrote:
Susan -
Welcome' back from time off. We're looking forward to continuing our work with you, so I
write to keep things moving.
Should we plan a phone conversation or a visit tomorrow or next week on the following
topics?
* Overall Proposal (reattached & described in email below)
"' Other Issues (per your Aug 2nd email below)
All the best,
Donnie Fowler
41 5-902-4720 cell
On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 8:42AM, Caleb Baskin <caleb@predpol.com> \\Tote:
Susan,
That sounds good. Attached is the costing proposal, which encompasses the terms you've discussed previously with the team, as well as
the items raised In your recent em ails. I' m happy to discuss any questions or issues you have regarding specific items. Just let me know
what they are.
Typically, this will be attached as an exhibit to the City's form of pre-approved agreement, rendering the contract process somewhat more
streamlined than It would otherwise be.
As a goal, we would be happy to work with your designated technical and staffing contact whi le you are away and begin making progress
on the data pipe and system setup on our end. Happy to discuss further with you next week before you depart.
Caleb
From: <Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org>
Date: Thursday, August 2, 2012 5:00 PM
To: Caleb Baskin <caleb@predpol.com>
Cc: Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>, George Mohler <georgemohler@gmail.com>
Subject: RE: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Thanks, Caleb. I am headed out of town for a few days and then on vacation 811 0-8f17. I will try to get you something next
week about sole source. I need to spend some time determining the city's requi rements. Thanks and appreciate the help.
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
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Susan,
"Caleb Baskin" .;caleb@predpol.com>
<Susan.Giffin@sfg9..)LQ[Q>
'"Donnie Fowler'" <donnie@predpql.com>, <georgemohler@gmail.com>
08/02/12 14:52
RE: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Caleb Baskin, CEO of PredPol here, following up with you at George and Donnie's request. tfyou can send me San Francisco's sole source
form (assuming you have one),l'll assemble the Information from the other waiver's we've assisted on for you. The questions tend to vary
from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
Also, to accomplish moving as quickfy as possible, as you have requested> if SFPD/SF has a form of consultant or software purchase
agreement that is approved tor use and you can send the template my way, I can begin working through that to insert/customile
language specific to the PredPol deployment.
I expect to send you a proposal for PredPol implementation, which includes the terms you've previously discussed with Donni e, as well as
addresses the items enumerated in your email to George/Donnie earlier today.
On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 10:26 AM, <Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org> wrote:
Donnie and George:
We are very interested in this product. The Chief really liked it. Here is what I need
from you:
1. Would it be possible to get the data for the whole city? We have some
challenges right now and it would be good to see homicides and shootings at least if
possible.
2. What information can you provide about how the other cities did their sole source
waivers? Anything or anyone you can link me to would be helpful.
3. Rod and Omar will need to figure out how to do the data exchange on a daily
(hourly? Every few minutes?) basis. Also, ·we will need to determine how far back
to go with our data.
4. I would like to have this software embedded in Crime Data Warehouse web
portal, so it comes up under our "Maps'' tab. We will also need to figure out how to
do that.
We would like to move as quickly as possible. Thanks.
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
From: George Mohler <georqemohler@gmail.com>
To: Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org " d . @predpol com> George Mohler <mohler@predpol.com>, Omar
Cc: "Donnie Fowler (donnie@predpolcom) < annie . , .
Qazi <omar@predpol.com>
Date: 08/01/12 10:31
Subject: Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Hi Susan,
We have created a demo for the Mission district of SFPD.
demo PredPol account are: ·
susan.giffin@sfgov. org
password: goldgate81#demo
The login webpage is at the address:
The login and password for your
https:lisf.predpol.com/ . art is attached
I have also conducted a historical ;:lnalysis to assess the validity of using PredPol in San Francisco. The rep ld fk a .
. ' hesitate to contact me via. email or phone (805-252-0656). Also, if you wou I e
If you have any questions p l e a s ~ don I I ld make the trip up to San Francisco. .
member of PredPol at the meeting tomorrow, cou
Best regard.s,
George
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Re: P r ~ i ~ i v e Policing & SFPD Follow-Up [)
Susan Grffm to: Donnie Fowler
Cc: Caleb Baskin, George Mohler
Susan Giffin/SFPD/SFGOV
Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
Caleb Baskin <cafeb@pred
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po .com>' George Mohler <mohJer@predpol.com>
08/23/ 12 09:41
Hi Donnie - thanks for staying in touch
they are out. Thanks for your patience. We have a few urgent issues right now I will contact you when
Susan ·
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
Donnie Fowler
Susan- Welcome back from time off. We're looking ...
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Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org
Caleb Baskin <caleb@predpol.com>, George Mohler <mohler@predpol.com>
08/23/12 07:25
Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
OS/23/2012 07:25:49
Welcome back from time off. We're looking forward to continuing our work with you, so 1 write
to keep things moving.
Should we·plan a phone conversation or a visit tomorrow or next week on the following topics?
*Overall Proposal (reattached & described in email below)
* Other Issues (per your Aug 2nd email below)
All the best,
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4720 cell
On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 8:42AM, Caleb Baskin <caleb(a),predpol.com> wrote:
Susan,
That sounds good. Attached is the costing proposal, which encompasses the terms you've discussed previ ously wit h the team, as well as t he
items raised In your recent emalls. I' m happy to discuss any questions or issues you have regarding specific items. Just Jet me know what
they are.
Typically, this will be attached as an exhibit to the City's form of pre-approved agreement, rendering the contract process somewhat more
streamlined than it would otherwise be.
As a goal, we would be happy to work with your designated technical and staffing contact while you are away and begi n making progress on
the data pipe and system setup on our end. Happy to discuss further with you next week before you depart.
Caleb
From: <Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org>
Date: Thursday, August 2, 2012 5:00 PM
To: Caleb Baskin <caleb@predpol.com>
Cc: Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>, George Mohler <georgemohler@gmai l.com>
Subject: RE: Predictive Policing & SFPD Fol.low-Up
Thanks, Caleb. I am headed out of town for a few days and then on vacation 8/10-8/17. I will try to get you something next week
about sole source. I need to spend some time determining the city's requirements. Thanks and appreciate the help.
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(Angel Yee)
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Susan,
"Caleb Baskir]"
<Susan. Giffin@sfgov.org>
'"Donnie Fowler'" <donnie@predool.com:>, <georgemohler@qmail.com>
08/02/12 14:52
RE: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Caleb Baskin, CEO of PredPol here, following up with you at Georse and Donnie' s request. If you can send me San Franci sco's sol e source
form (assuming you have one).l ' !l assemble the informat ion from the other waiver's we' ve assisted on for you. The questions t end to vary
from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
Also, to accomplish moving as quickly as possi ble, as you have requested, If SFPD/SF has a form of consultant or software purchase
agreement that Is approved for use. and you can send the template my way, I can begin working t hrough that to insert/customize language
specific to the PredPol deployment.
I expect to send you a proposal for PredPol implementation, which includes the terms you've previously discussed with Donnie, as well as
addresses the items enumerated in your email to George/Donnie earlier today.
CALEB BASKIN CEO & Co-Founder
331 Soquel Ave. Ste. 100
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
P:831 331 4550 xllO
F:831_}31 4551
PREDPOL.COM
The Predictive Policing Company
On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at l0:26 AM, <Susan.Giffin(@,sfgov.org> wrote:
Donnie and George:
We are very interested in this product. The Chief really liked it. Here is what I need
from you:
1. Would it be possible to get the data for the whole city? We have some challenges
right now and it would be good to see homicides and shootings at least if possible.
2. What information can you provide about how the other cities did their sole source
waivers? Anything or anyone you can link me to would be helpful.
3. Rod and Omar will need to figure out how to do the data exchange on a daily
(hourly? Every few minutes?) basis. Also, we will need to determine how far back to
go with our data.
4. I would like to have this software embedded in Crime Data Warehouse web portal ,
so it comes up under our "Maps" tab. We will also need to figure out how to do that.
We would like to move as quickly as possible. Thanks.
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief.lnformation Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
From: George Mohler <oeorgemohler@gmail.com>
To: Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org
Cc: "Donnie Fowler (donnie@predpolcom)" <donnie@predpol.com>, George Mohler <mohler@predpol.com>, Omar Qazi <
omar@predpolcom>
Date: 08/01/12 10:31
Subject: Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Hi Susan,
We have created a demo for the Mission district ofSFPD. The login and password for your
demo PredPol account are:
susan. giffin@sfgov .org
password: goldgate81#demo
The login webpage is at the address:
httos://sf.predpol.com/
I have also conducted a historical analysis to assess the validity of using PredPol in San Francisco. The report is attached.
If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me via email or phone {805-252-0656). Also, if you would like a
member of PredPol at the meeting tomorrow, I could make the trip up to San Francisco.
Best regards,
George
IEll"·-
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San Francisco PredPol Proposal 8.3.201 2.pdf
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Susan Giffin to: Donnie Fowler, Rodrigo Castillo
From: Susan Giffin/SFPD/SFGOV
To: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>, Rodrigo Cast11lo/SFPD/SFGOV@SFGOV
07/24/1212:36
Hi Donnie- Homicide is a priority in the department- and if it is not there it would j ust beg the question
why not. It would be better if we could include. Are you saying that you need us to somehow translate our
crime types into one of the specific crime types you have below? That would be some kind of manual
exercise. Rod, what do you think? Thanks both.
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
Donnie Fowler not for this demo there is probably not enoL}gh cfata a ...
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Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
Susan.Giffin@sfgov .erg
07/24/12 10:49
Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
not for this demo
07/24/201210:49:16
there is probably not enough data available in the short time window of data we will use
but ... how much a priority is homicide for you for this demo?
On Tue, Jul24, 2012 at 10:31 AM, <Susan.Giffinialsfl!ov.org> wrote:
no homicide?
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
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Donnie Fowler <Qtowler@gmail.com>
Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org
§ngel.yee@sfgov .org, Omar Qazi Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov .QJ.Q
07/23/12 21:12
Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up

Next steps for the San Francisco - PredPol proof of concept are:
We need a csv file crime report data including address, date, time and crime type.
Dates are January 1, 2010 to the present.
The crimes we predict are burglary (res, comm., auto), auto theft, theft, robbery, assault,
battery, and drug crime.
Once we agree to a contract, the csv file transfer will be replaced with a more flexible & less
labor-intensive dat:1 pipe.
Omar Qazi is your point person to implement this no-charge demo < omar:'a{predpol.com>. He
is copied here to get things moving.
All the best,
Donnie
415-902-4 720
On Mon, Jul23, 2012 at 12:56 PM, <Susan.Giffin@.sfgov.org> ·wrote:
Hi Donnie -this sounds good. What are the next steps for our proof of concept?
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
From: Donnie Fowler <pfowler@gmail. com>
To: "Susan.Giffin@sfqav .orq" <susan.qiffin@sfqov.org>
Cc: angel.yee@sfgov.org, "George Mohler (m.ohler@predpol.com)" <mohler@predpol.com>, Omar Qazi <
omar@p_w..Qpol.com>, Zach Friend <zach.friend@gmaif.com>
Date: 07/23/12 05:40
Subject: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Susan-
Great to catch up with you again last week. As follow-up to our call on predictive policing,
please find some additional information
Command Staff Presentation: Per your request, we will produce maps using your data for a
presentation to command staff. Zach Friend of the Santa CruzPD can join as can George
Mohler, Omar Qazi, and I.
futegration: We will want to determine that PredPol can be integrated in with SFPD's
web-based Crime Data Warehouse (to avoid logging in to two systems). Our goal is minimal
work on your end.
Annual Licensing Fee: $150,000 with a 50% discount for signing up as one of the 15-20 early
showcase cities nationally and a corrunitment for collaboration over the next three years. There
are no new hires or new equipment required. The only additional cost might involve providing
mapping tools in addition to the basic predictive analysis. This will become_ more clear as our
conversations continue.
Contacts:
Dr. George Mohler, PredPol I mohler@predpol.com
Omar Qazi, PredPol/ oman'a1predpol.com
All the best,
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4720c
predpol.com
Donnie Fowler
415-90?-4720 c
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4 720 c
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Susan Giffin to: Donnie Fowler
From: Susan Giffin/SFPD/SFGOV
To: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
no homicide?
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
07/24/12 1 0:31
Donnie Fowler Susan - Next steps for the San Francisco- PredPol... 07/23/2012 21 :12:55
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angel.yee@sfgov.org, Omar Qazi <omar@predpol.com>, Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org
07/23/ 12 21:12
Subject Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Susan-
Next steps for the San Francisco - PredPol proof of concept are:
We need a csv file crime report data including address, date, time and crime type.
Dates are January 1, 2010 to the present.
The crimes we predict are burglary (res, comm., auto), auto theft, theft, robbery, assault, :
battery, and drug crime.
Once we agree to a contract, the .csv file transfer will be replaced with a more flexible & less
labor-intensive data pipe.
Omar Qazi is your point person to implement this no-charge demo < omar@.predpol.com >. He
is copied here to get t hings moving.
All the best ,
Donnie
415-902-4 720
On Mon, Jul23, 2012 at 12:56 PM, <Susan. Giffin@sfgov.org> vvrote:
Hi Donnie -this sounds good. What are the next steps for our proof of concept?
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Vee)
From: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
To: "Svsan.Giffin@sfgov.org" <susan.giffin@sfqov.org> .
Cc: "George Mohler (mohler@predpol.com)" <mohler@predpol.com>, Omar Oaz1 <
omar@predpol.com>, Zach Friend <zach.friend@qmail.com>
Date: 07123/12 05:40
Subject: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Susan-
Great to catch up with you again last week. As follow-up to our call on predictive policing,
please fmd some additional information
Command Staff Presentation: Per your request, we will produce maps using your data for a
presentation to command staff. Zach Friend of the Santa Cruz PD can join as can George
Mohler, Omar Qazi, and I.
Integration: W,e will want to determine that PredPol can be integrated i.n with SFPD's
web-based Crime Data Warehouse (to avoid logging in to two systems). Our goal is mfu..imal
work on your end.
Annual Licensing Fee: $150,000 \\ith a 50% discount for signing up as one ofthe 15-20 early
showcase cities nationally and a commitment for collaboration over the next three years. There
are no new hires or new equipment required. The only additional cost might involve providing
mapping tools in addition to the basic predictive analysis. This will become more clear as our
conversations continue.
Contacts:
Dr. George Mohler, PredPol I mohler@predpol.com
Omar Qazi, PredPol I omar(a)predpol.com
All the best,
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4 720 c
predpol.com
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4720 c
Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up f-1
Susan Giffin to: Donnie Fowier
C . angel.yee, "George Mohler (mohler@predpol.com)", Omar Qazi ,
c. Zach Friend, Rodrigo Castillo
07/23/ 12 12:56
From: Susan Giffin/SFPD/SFGOV
To: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
Cc: angel.yee@sfgov.org, "George Mohler (mohler@preapof.com)" <mohl er@predpol'.com>, Omar
Qazi <omar@predpol.com>, Zach Friend <zach.friend@gmail.com>, Rodrigo
Castillo/SFPD/SFGOV@SFGOV
Hi Donnie -this sounds good. What are the next steps for our proof of concept?
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
Donnie Fowler Susan- Great to catch up with you again last week .•.. 07/23/2012 05:40:05
From:
To:
Cc:
Date:
Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
"Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org" <susan.giffin@sfgov.org>
angel.yee@sfgov.org, "George Mohler (mohler@predpol.com)" <mohler@predpol.com>, Omar
Qazi <ornar@predpol.com>; Zach Friend <zach.friend@gmail.com>
07/23/12 05:40 -
Subject: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Susan-
Great to catch up with you again last week. As follow-up to our call on predictive policing,
please _find some additional information
Command Staff Presentation: Per your request, we will produce maps using your data for a
presentation to command staff. Zach Friend of the Santa Cruz PD can join as can George
Mohler, Omar Qazi, and I.
Integration: We will want to determine that PredPol can be integrated in with SFPD's
web-based Crime Data Warehouse (to avoid logging in to two systems). Our goal is
minimal work on your end.
Annual Licensing Fee: $150,000 with a 50% discount for signing up as one of the 1-5-20
early showcase cities nationally and a conunitment for collaboration over the next three
years. There are no new hires or new equipment required. The only additional cost might
involve providing mapping tools in addition to the basic predictive analysis. Tills will
become more clear as our conversations continue.
Contacts:
All the best,
Dr. George Mohler, PredPo1 I mohler(a:;predpol.com
Omar Qazi, PredPol I omar(@.predpol .com
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4 720 c
predpol.com
r

Re: Predictive Policing Follow Through: Next Conversation & SCPO Visit [3
Susan Giffin to: Donnie Fowler 06/26/1210:57
From: Susan Giffin/SFPD/SFGOV
To: Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com:<>
Thanks, Donnie. Do you have any kind of test system that I could sign into to see the mapping
capabilities?
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
Donnie Fowler Susan -Great to see you Friday in your offices, and t. ..
From:
To:
Cc:
Date:
Subject:
Susan-
Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org
angel .yee@sfgov.org, Zach Fri end <zach.friend@gmail.com>
06/26/12 08:43
Policing Follow Through: Next Conversation & SCPO Visit
06/26/2012 08:43:36
Great to see you Friday in your offices, and thanks again for your time. Per your request, we are
ready to follow through wi th a few things:
* & data: a conversation between both team to dive deeper -- in person or by
webinar ·
* Santa Cruz ride-along: the SCPD is happy to host SFPD when you wish
Please let us know your and your team's schedule and we'll move along!
All the best,
Donnie
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4 720 cell
predpol.com
----------Forwarded message----------
From: Donnie Fowler
Date: Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 3:08PM
Subject: Re: Predictive Policing per Chief Suhr
To: Susan.Giffi n0\sfgov.org
Cc: angel.yee@sfgov.org
Great! I look forward to finding some time.
The genesis of the technology is a pretty innocent story. LAPD started working with some
UCLA academics on crime prevention about six years back. Over time, they developed an
algorithm based on the kind of mathematics for determining aftershocks following an earthquake
and just finished a rollout in the Foothill Division \Vith plans to go citywide. Santa Cruz got
word of it and rolled it out themselves in 2011 .
The results are in the materials I sent your way, and the newly formed company, PredPol, is a
vehicle to make the tools available to other cities. In addition to the PhD
1
s, the team includes a
former chief scientist at Amazon, a former CIO at Autodesk, a fomer senior VP at Plantronics,
and Gen. Wesley Clark. (No one from Cisco yett )
-Donnie I 415-02-4720
On Tue, Jun S, 2012 at 2:04PM, <Susan.Giffin!@.sfgov.org> vvrote:
Hi Donnie- yes I did get your letter and was trying to understand the background-
who you are and how this all came about. Angel, can you please set up 30 minutes
for Mr. Fowler and I to meet? Thanks.
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
From: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
To: §.usan.giffin@sfgov.org ·
Date: 06/05/1213:02
Subject: Predictive Policing per Chief Suhr
Ms. Giffin-
Hello. I write to follow.up on my communication with ChiefSuhr as well as a letter I sent to
you recently about predictive policing. This goes significantly beyond your current
best-of-breed Compstat and mapping tools.
Would you have time, please, to meet and discuss the possibilities for San Francisco?
Thank you,
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4720
PredPol, Inc.
----------Forwarded message----------
From: <Greg.Suhr(cksfgov.org>
Date: Sun, May 20, 2012 at 8:50AM
Subject: Re: .Predictive Policing
To: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
Cc: Caleb Baskin <csbaskin.'G), baskingrant.com>, Suzy Loftus <suzvloftus:cL: hotmail.com>
Mr. Fowler,
I am forwarding this to my IT Director Susan Giffin as I understand you have already
been in touch. Hope to see you soon.
Best,
Greg Suhr
Chief of Police, San Francisco Police Department
850 Bryant Street, Room 525
San Francisco, Ca 9_4103
Office: (415) 553-1551
-----Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail. com> wrote: -----
To: greg.suhr@sfgov.org
From: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
Date: 05/18/2012 03:59PM
Cc: Suzy Loftus <suzyloftus@hotmail.com>, Caleb Baskin <
csbaskin@baskingrant. com>
Subject: Predictive Policing
Chief Suhr-
Suzy Loftus was good enough to reconnect us, so I'm following up with some details
on the predictive policing technology she mentioned to you. A summary is attached to
this email that you can share with your team. We will send along some additional
technology details shortly and look forward to talking.
We are moving from successful field experiments to full deployment this summer. It
would be great to see San Francisco (where I also live) take a front-row seat in the
state and nationally on this.
All the best,
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4 720cell
Predictive Policing
The Problem: Police departments nationwide are facing budget freezes and deep
cuts, requiring them to manage their resources more effectively while still responding
to public demand for crime prevention and reduction.
The Solution: Like forecasting the weather, PredPol's patent-pending technology
generates predictions about which areas and windows of time are at highest risk for
future crimes. In contrast to analysis that simply maps past crime data, this
technology applies advanced mathematics and computer learning that has resulted in
predictions twice as accurate as those made by experienced crime analysts and
veteran police using only their own knowledge and experience.
---------- FoiWarded message---------
From: Suzy Loftus <suzyloftus@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, May 18, 2012 at 3:28PM
Re: Predictive Policing and all things good law enforcement
To: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
Cc: Debbie Mesloh <debmesloh@yahoo.com>, Caleb Baskin<
csbaskin@baskingrant.com>
Hey guys,
Good to meet both of you today:.. I am fascinated by what is possible here. I called
Chief Suhr about it and told him that I met with you guys and think if he likes it, it could
great for sf. He would like you two to send him email and he'll get his
technology person lined up to do an initial vetting on how it would work and then he'll
follow up. His email is Greq.suhr@sfqov.org.
Let me know how it goes.
Best,
Suzy
[attachment "PredPol San Francisco (2012 May). pdf' removed by Greg
Suhr/SFPD/SFGOVJ
Re: Rescheduled: Predictive Policing (Jun 22 14:00 PDT in Hall of Justice,
850 Bryant St., 5th Floor, Rm. 505) [j
Susan Giffin to: Do.nnie Fowler 06/22112 08:45
From:
To:
Cc:
Cc: angel.yee
Susan Giffin/SFPD/SFGOV
Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
an ge I. yee@ sfgov .org
Thanks, Donnie. I look forward to meeting you.
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Informati on Officer, SFPD
(41 5) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
Donnie Fowler Susan - Looking forward to seeing you Friday aftern ...
From:
To:
Cc:
Date:
Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
"Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org" <Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org>
angel. yee@sfgov.org
06/21/12 22:12
06/21/.2012 22;12:11
Subject: Re: Rescheduled: Predictive Policing (Jun 22 14:00 PDT in Hall of Justice, 850 Bryant St., 5th
Floor, Rm. 505)
Susan -
Looking forward to seeing you Friday afternoon at 2:00 to talk predictive policing.
Zach Friend, Santa Cruz crime analyst & new member of the county board of supes will be with
me.
All the best,
Donnie Fowler
PredPol.com
415-902-4720
On Tuesday, June 12, 2012,
> Re: Predictive Policing per Chief Suhr
> Donnie Fowler
> to:
> Susan.Giffin
> 06/05/ 12 15:07
> Cc:
> angel.yee
> Hide Details
> From: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@!!mail.com>
>
> To: Susan.Giffin(a),sfgov.org
>
> Cc: angel.yee(a),sfgov.org
>
>
> Great! I look forward to finding some time.
>
> The genesis of the technology is a pretty innocent story. LAPD started working with some
UCLA academics on crime prevention about six years back. Over time, they developed an
algorithm based on the kind of mathematics for determining aftershocks following an earthquake
and just fmished a rollout in the Foothill Division with plans to go citywide. Santa Cruz got
word of it and rolled it out themselves in 2011.
>
> The results are in the materials I sent your way, and the newly formed company, PredPol, is a
vehicle to make the tools available to other cities. In addition to the PhD's, the team includes a
former chief scientist at Amazon, a former CIO at Autodesk, a fomer senior VP at Plantronics,
and Gen. Wesley Clark. (No one from Cisco yet!)
>
> - Donnie I 415-02-4 720
>
>
> On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 2:04PM, <Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org> wrote:
> Hi Donnie - yes I did get your letter and was trying to understand the background - who you are
and how this all came about. Angel, can you please set up 30 minutes for Mr. Fowler and I to
meet? Thanks.
> Susan
>
> Susan Giffin
> Chief Information Officer, SFPD
> (415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
>
>
>
> From:
> To:
> Date:
> Subject:
>
Donnie Fowler <dfowler(a), gmail.com>
susan. giffin(a),sfgov. org
06/ 05112 13:02
Predictive Policing per Chief Suhr
-----------------------------
>
>
>
> Ms. Giffin-
>
> Hello. I write to follow up on my communication with Chief Suhr as well as a letter I sent to
you recently about predictive policing. This goes significantly beyond your current best-of-breed
Compstat and mapping tools.
>
> Would you have time, please, to meet and discuss the possibilities for San Francisco?
>
> Thank you,
> Donnie Fowler
> 415-902-4 720
> PredPol, Inc.
>
> ----------Forwarded message----------
> From: <Greg.Suhr@sfgov.org>
> Date: Sun, May 20, 2012 at 8:50AM
> Subject: Re: Predictive Policing
> To: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@grnail.com>
> Cc: Caleb Baskin <csbaskin(@,baskingrant.com>, Suzy Loftus <suzyloftus@hotmail.com>
>
>
> Mr. Fowler,
>
> I am forwarding this to my IT Director Susan Giffin as I understand you have already been in
touch. Hope to see you soon.
>
> Best,
>
> GregSuhr
> Chief of Police, San Francisco Police Department
> 850 Bryant Street, Room 525
> San Francisco, Ca 94103
> Office: (415) 553-1551
>
>
> -----Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com> wrote: ----
> To: greg.suhr(a)sfgov.org
> From: Donnie Fowler <dfowler(a;gmail.com>
> Date: 05/18/2012 03:59PM
>
> Cc: Suzy Loftus <suzyloftus@hotmail.com>, Caleb Baskin <csbaskin%.baskingrant.com>
> Subject: Predictive Policing
>
>
> Chief Suhr -
>
> Suzy Loftus was good enough to recmmect us, so I'm following up with some details on the
predictive policing technology she mentioned to you. A summary is attached to this email that
you can share with your team. We will send along some additional technology details shortly
and look forward to talking.
>
> We are moving from successful field experiments to full deployment this summer. It would be
great to see San Francisco (where I also live) take a front-row seat in the state and nationally on
this.
>
> All the best,
> Donnie Fowler
> 415-902-4720cell
> Predictive Policing
>
> The Problem:Police departments nationwide are facing budget freezes and deep cuts, requiring
them to manage their resources more effectively while still responding to public demand for
crime prevention and reduction.
>
> The Solution:Like forecasting the weather, PredPol's patent-pending technology generates
predictions about which areas and windows of time are at highest risk for future crimes. In
contrast to analysis that simply maps past crime data, this technology applies advanced
mathematics and computer learning that has resulted in predictions twice as accurate as those
made by experienced crime analysts and veteran police using only their own knowledge and
expenence.
>
> ----------Forwarded message----------
> From: Suzy Loftus <suzyloftusf@,hotmail.com>
> Date: Fri, May 18, 2012 at 3:28PM
> Subject: Re: Predictive Policing and all things good law enforcement
> To: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
> Cc: Debbie Mesloh <debmesloh@vahoo.com>, Caleb Baskin <csbaskin@baskingrant.com>
>
>
> Hey guys,
>
> Good to meet both of you today - I am fascinated by what is possible here. I called Chief Suhr
about it and told him that I met with you guys and think if he likes it, it could be great for sf. He
would like you two to send him an email and he'll get his technology person lined up to do an
initial vetting on how it would work and then he'll follow up. His email is Greg.suhr@sfgov.org.
>
> Let me know how it goes.
>
> Best,
>
> Suzy
>
>
> [attachment "PredPol San Francisco (2012 May).pdf' removed by Greg Suhr/SFPD/SFGOV]
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> --
> Donnie Fowler
> 415-902-4 720 c
>
>
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4 720 c
Re: Predictive Policing per Chief ·suhr 3
Susan Giffin to: Donnie Fowler, angel.yee
From: Susan Giffin/SFPD/SFGOV
To: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>, angel.yee@sfgov.org
06/05/12 14:04
Hi Donnie -yes I did get your letter and was trying to understand the background- who you are and how
this all came about. Angel, can you please set up 30 minutes for Mr. Fowler and I to meet? Thanks.
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
' .
Donnie Fowler Giffin - Hello. I write to follow up on my commun ...
From:
To:
Date:
Subject:
Ms. Giffin-
Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmai l.com>
susan.giffin@sfgov.org
06/05/1213:02
Predictive Policing per Chief Suhr
06/051.2012 13:62:12
Hello. I write to follow up on my communication with Chief Suhr as well as a letter I sent to you
recently about predictive policing. This goes significantly beyond your current best-of-breed
Compstat and mapping tools.
Would you have time, please, to meet and discuss the possibilities for San Francisco?
Thank you,
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4720
PredPol, Inc.
message----------
From: <Greg.Suhr(£4sfgov.org>
Date: Sun, May 20, 2012 at 8:50AM
Subject: Re; Predictive Policing
To: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
Cc: Caleb Baskin <csbaskin@baskinQrant.com>, Suzy Loftus <suzyloftus(a),hotmail.com>
Mr. Fowler,
I am forwarding this to my IT Director Susan Giffin as I understand you have already
been in touch. Hope to see you soon.
Best,
Greg Suhr
Chief of Police, San Francisco Police Department
850 Bryant Street, Room 525
San Francisco, Ca 94103
Office: {415) 553-1551
-----Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com> wrote: -----
To: greg.suhr@sfgov.org
From: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
Date: 05/18/2012 03:59PM
Cc: Suzy Loftus <suzyloftus@hotmail.com>, Caleb Baskin <csbaskin@baskingrant.com
>
Subject: Predictive Policing
Chief Suhr-
Suzy Loftus was good enough to reconnect us, so I'm following up with some details on
the predictive policing technology she mentioned to you. A summary is attached to this
email that you can share with your team. We will send along some additional
technology details shortly and look forward to talking.
We are moving from successful field experiments to full deployment this summer. It
would be great to see San Francisco (where I also live} take a front-row seat in the state
and nationally on this.
All the best,
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4720 cell
Predictive Policing
The Problem: Police departments nationwide are facing budget freezes and deep
cuts, requiring them to manage their resources more effectively while still
responding to public demand for crime prevention and reduction.
The Solution: Like forecasting the weather, PredPol's patent-pending technology
generates predictions about which areas and windows of time are at highest risk for
future crimes. In contrast to analysis that simply maps past crime data, this
technology applies advanced mathematics and computer learning that has resulted
in predictions twice as accurate as those made by experienced crime analysts and
veteran police using only their own knowledge and experience.
------- Forwarded message ---------
From: Suzy Loftus <suzyloftus@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, May 18, 2012 at 3:28PM
Subject: Re: Predictive Policing and all things good law enforcement
To: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
Cc: Debbie Mesloh <debmesloh@yahoo.com>, Caleb Baskin<
csbaskin@baskingrant.com>
Hey guys,
Good to meet both of you today- I am fascinated by what is possible here. I called
Chief Suhr about it and told him that I met with you guys and think if he likes it, it could
be great for sf. He would like you two to send him an email and he'll get his technology
person lined up to do an initial vetting on how it would work and then he'll follow up. His
email is Greg.suhr@sfgov.org.
Let me know how it goes.
Best,
Suzy
[attachment "PredPol San Francisco (2012 May}.pdf' removed by Greg
Suhr/SFPD/SFGOVJ
PredPol Field Results {2012-05-18).pptx.pdf PredPol San Francisco (2012 May).pdf
From:
To:
Cc:
Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
Susan. Giffi n@sfgov .org
Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org
Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 02:08PM
Subject: Re: Susan & Rod ... predicting gun violence
Susan-
Page 1 of 4
You asked last week about a public announcement in San Francisco in early April on the gun
violence predictions. Below is an example of the coverage that Seattle received a couple of weeks
ago when the mayor and chief announced their deployment of the basic predictive t ool.
Seattle Times, February 2013 ("will allow us to be proactive rather than reactive")
http:/lbloqs.seattletimes.com/ today/2013/02/seattle-police-turn-to-computer-software-to-
fig ht-crime/
KPLU-Seattle (NPR), February 2013 ("will help them allocate patrols more
effectively")
http: //www. kplu .org/ post/seattle-tacoma-rolling-out-new-predict ive-po li cing-softwa re
You will see it is an opportunity to announce some good news for bot h t he Chief and t he Mayor
and that, in many stories, the idea of predictive policing is ment ioned but not necessarily PredPol
as a company.
Do you have a public information officer that we should speak with for more detailed planning?
Zach Friend, who you will remember as Santa Cruz PO's spokesperson and crime analyst, will be
part of making this work well .
Thanks,
Donnie
415-902-4720
On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 2: 35PM, <dfowler@gmail.com> wrote:
Susan-
We will make a simple announcement and hope that you might also. Happy to talk further so
no one is surprised or put in any awkward position.
[ Best,
; Donnie
415-902-4720
. Donnie Fowler
415. 902.4720
From: Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org
Hi Donnie- are you talking about an announcement from you or from us?
Thanks.
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
Frorn: dfowler@gmail.com
To: Susan.Giffin@sfqov.org
Cc: Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org
Date: 03/08/13 11 :54
Subject: Re: Susan & Rod ___ predicting gun violence
Susan -
Page 2 of4
Good news! This gun violence deployment would not affect your schedule for
rolling out the general predictive tool. Atlanta PD is basi cally on the same
timeline that you are, so that also works well.
The immediate addition to your planning is making a public announcement in
late March or early April that Atlanta and San Francisco will be deploying a first-
: in-the-nation gun violence prediction strategy. (There might be a third city like
Detroit.)
The actual date on which you flip the switch remains your decision. Our view is
that the announcement is important soon because the gun control I gun
violence debate is front-and-center. We think that this is one solution to the
problem, and for the elected officials it is a solution that avoids the contentious
fight over the Second Amendment.
As an aside, we are also creating a partnership with ShotSpotter, which is think
SFPD is already using. Your ideas on this are most welcome.
All the best,
Donnie
415-902-4720
On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 9: 48AM, <Susan.Giffin@sfqov.org> wrote:
Hi Donnie -Yes I do think we might be interested in this. We have not yet rolled out predictive policing to
officers yet so you are moving faster than we are- but that is good. What would we need to do to join t he pilot?
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
http://sfmail04.sfgov.org/mail/rodcast-i1Lns£1(%24Inbox)/7F7BC74BE47D1FA1F1FCC7258E.. . 4/2/ 13
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Page 3 of4
From: Donnie Fowler <donllie@predpol.com>
To: Roc!rigo.Castillo@sfgov.org, Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org
Date: 03/07/13 18:01 .
Subject: Re: Susan & Rod ... predicting gun VIOlence
Susan & Rod-
Hello again. Reconnecting to see if you're in joini ng Atlanta ,in a no-
cost de lo ment of gun violence predi.ctions. Details are and we .
ro announce this first-in-the-nation roll out by the f1rst week m Apnl.
Thanks,
Donnie
415-902-4720
on Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 10:02 AM, Donnie Fowler <donnie@predool.com>
wrote:
Susan & Rod-
Happy Friday to you. We are excited about the budding partnership with. you.
Things seem to be moving r:n the right direction on technology integration, so
when we get the paperwork complete, we will soon be greenlighted all around.
I write this morning to present an idea for a gun violence pilot for your
consideration.
As you know, our technology has done a great job at predi cting property crimes
in L.A. and elsewhere. In the last two months, this has brought you on board
as well as Seattle and Atlanta.
As we continue to think about the potential for the technology, we wondered
earlier in 2012 if it could also predict gun violence, a crime with less frequency
and different motivating characteristics. So we did some work with Chicago's
gun violence data that is available through an open government web portal. It
turns out, as you will see in the attached white paper, that the formulas appear
to predict this headline news crime as effectively as the run-of-the-mill
property offenses.
So, what's our idea for San Francisco? We want to know if you wi ll become a
pilot city, at no additional cost beyond our current agreement.
I look forward to hearing your thoughts on this and to address all the questions
on logistics and timing that follow from the offer.
http://sfmail04.sfgov.org/mail/rodcastill.ns£1(%24Inbox)/7F7BC74BE47Dl FA1FlFCC7258E. .. 4/2/ 13
From:
To:
Date:
Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org
Saturday, February 09, 2013 !2:03AM
Page 1 of 3
Subject:
Re: Smart Policing Grant from DoJ Due Feb. 14th Re: Contact information for SFPD
Project and PredPol
images attached in powerpoint and pdf formats
On Sat, Feb 9, 2013 at 12:03 AM, Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol. com> wrote:
Rod -
i Please find a partially completed "concept paper" for the DoJ grant application. It is due
· February 14.
There are two things that you and your team will need to do per the requirements in the
attachment above: (1) complete sections of the concept paper that I could not complete
because of lack of knowledge and (2) sign up.
The next email will include some images that might be helpful in completing this.
Feel free to contact me if I can provide anything else.
: All the best,
' Donnie
On Fri, Feb 8, 2013 at 3:48 PM, <Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org > wrote:
: Donnie,
Yes, I can confirm that for you. Thank!
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; Director of Applications
· SFPD Technology Division
· 850 Bryant St, Room 419
Office: (415} 553-7342
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. To: Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org
From: Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
Date: 02/08/2013 03:47PM
Subject: Smart Polici ng Grant from DoJ Due Feb. 14th Re: Contact information for SFPD
Project and PredPol
Rod-
Happy Friday to you. Jane Wiseman from Oracle called me this afternoon and suggested
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that I support SFPD in applying for a Smart Policing Grant from DoJ that is due Thursday the
14th. Before I get started and pull together some language, I want to let you know about
this and confirm your interest.
Thanks,
Donnie
415-902-4720 cell
On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 3:06PM, <Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org> wrote:
Omar,
. You will find all the contact information for our Oracle Team and SFPD Team on the cc box
of this message's header:
; 1. Gerald Kmiecik
· 2. Paul Shergill
3. Dhruva Kalita
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4. Steve Senatori - SFPD DBA/Operations
5. Mauricio Monsalve· - SFPD Applications
6. Sharon Tsang - SFPD Applications
Steve,
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1. Omar Qasi
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Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol .com>
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PredPol Draft Contract for San Francisco + Other Paperwork
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Happy 2013 to you. We're looking forward to our work with you. This email is about paperwork,
so please feel free to give me guidance or direct me to someone else!
Please find a DRAFT AGREEMENT attached to this email per our discussions in December. Specific
deliverables are found easiest in t he appendix. ·
Also, you should know that we have already completed OTHER SF PAPERWORK in August &
September, including getting a San Franci sco vendor ID:
1. W9 delivered to City of SF
2. Business Tax Declaration
3. Business Registration Certificate
4, SF Non-Discrimination Declaration
All the best,
Donnie
415-902-4720 cell
On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 3:06 PM, <Rodriqo.Castill o@sfqov.org> wrote:
, Omar, ·
, You will find all the contact information for our Oracle Team and SFPD Team on the cc box of
: this message's header:
1. Gerald Kmiecik - Oracle PM
2. Paul Shergill
- Oracle Team
: 3. Dhruva Kalita
- Oralce Team
4. Steve Senatori - SFPD DBA/Operations
5. Mauricio Monsalve - SFPD Applications
· 6. Sharon Tsang - SFPD Applications
Your main contact at PredPol will be:
. 1. Omar Qasi
PredPol Team
Thanks,
http://sfmail04.sfgov.org/mail/rodcastill.nsf/(%24Inbox)/C8 1 36AOOA6C 1 AECB5D040D2320... 4/2/13
Rodrigo Castillo
Director of Applications
SFPD Technology Division
850 Bryant St, Room 419
Office: {415) 553-7342
Email: rodrigo.castillo@sfgov.org
DONNIE FOWlER
331 Soquel Ave. Ste. 100
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
C: 415 902 4720
P: 831 331 4550 x115
F; 831 331 4551
PREDPOL.COM
The Predictive Policing Company
Attachments:
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DRAFT PredPol Predicitve Policing Software Agreement San Francisco (2013 January) .docx
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Q PREDICTIVE POLICING
DRAFT
Software Subscription Agreement
PredPol Predictive Policing Software for San Francisco
This PredPol Software Subscription Agreement ("Agreement") is entered into by and between
PredPol Inc., a California corporation, with .offices at 331 Soquel A venue, Suite 100, Santa Cruz,
CA 95062 ("PredPol'') and the City of San Francisco Police Department ("Customer"). This
Agreement is effective as of the date the Agreement is countersigned ("Effective Date
11
) . This
Agreement govems Customer's access to and use of the PredPol's technology and services
("Services"). If you are accepting on behalf of your employer or another entity, you represent
and warrant that: (i) you have full legal authority to bind your employer, or the applicable entity,
to these terms and conditions; (ii) you have read and understand this Agreement; and (iii) you
agree, '?n behalf of the party that you represent, to this Agreement.
1. Product and Pricing
In consideration of $75,000 USD per year and other considerations herein, customer shall
receive PredPol Services for three years ("Services Term"). The Services are described in
Attachment A and include a subscription license for software and support that provides
predictions of property c1imes, assault and robbery, and such other crimes as Customer and
PredPol agree upon.
1.1 Payments.
Pricing for each year of the three years shall be $75,000 USD, payable by __ _
2013,2014, and 2015 respectively.
1.2 Discounts.
The Pricing of$75,000 per year represents a 50% savings per year and a waived one-time
implementation fee of $15,000 in consideration of Additional Obligations in Section 3.2 herein.
1.3 Product Updates.
PredPol shalT provide at no additional cost updated versions of the software when
available that encompass improvements, extensions, maintenance updates, error corrections, or
other changes that are logical improvements or extensions of the original software supplied to the
Customer.
2. Term
2.1 Agreement Term.
The term of this Agreement shall be for a period of three (3) years beginning on the
Effective Date. Continuous one-year extensions shall continue thereafter. Such extensions shall
be automatic, and shall go into effect without written confirmation, unless the Customer or
PredPol provides thirty (30) days advance notice of the intention to not renew.
2.2 Commencement of Services and Purchases During Services Term.
Services will commence subsequent to receipt of the Year One payment and Customer
taking the necessary steps to enable PredPol to setup the Services. Unless the parties agree
otherwise in writing, new products or services purchased during any Services Term will have a
prorated tenn ending on the last day of that Services Term.
2.3 ReYising Rates & Continuous Extension.
Rates may not be changed during the Services Term of this Agreement without consent
of both Parties. Following the end of the three-year Services Term, PredPol may revise its rates
by providing Customer vvritten notice (which may be by email) at least sixty days prior to the
effective date of the revision. If the revised rate is an increase of 25% or more over the
immediate prior year's rate, then Customer and PredPol must agree in writing to the increase,
and if no agreement
PredPol may revise its rates for the following Services Term by providing Customer
written notice (which may be by email) at least thirty days prior to the start of the following
Services Term. Rates may not be changed during the initial Term of this Agreement without
consent of both Parties.
3. Additional Customer Obligations.
Customer agrees to provide the infom1ation and take the steps requested by PredPol in
order to facilitate setup and implementation of the Services.
3.1 PredPol's License to Use Customer's Data.
Customer hereby provides PredPol with an irrevocable, non-exclusive license ("License")
to use its data for purposes of internal research, development and testing of PredPol's Services.
Customer also provides authority to PredPol to utilize its data for research and for delivering
services to Customer and other domestic, U.S.-based law enforcement agencies. The License
runs concurrent with the Services Term and any renewals or extensions of the Agreement.
Services under the Implementation License may include regional reporting and
predictions, among other services.
3.2 Additional Obligations.
Customer hereby agrees to make reasonable efforts to meet the following obligations in
return for the pricing discount and the waiver of the implementation fee in Section 1 above:
• Generally support the beta testing of new features/tools developed by PredPol.
• Provide access to all Customer databases and shared databases (including those to
which Customer has the right to access, such as City/County databases belonging
to Customer or to which Customer has an access right), pursuant to applicable
laws and access agreements.
• Contribute to requested case studies, to be developed by PredPol.
• Respond to inquiries from other agencies regarding Customer's use ofPredPol.
• Host visitors from other agencies regarding PredPol.
• Test new features as developed by PredPol.
• Provide user feedback, as requested by PredPol.
In the event any of the forgoing would involve costs to the Customer outside of their
normal costs for employees performing their normal job duties, PredPol agrees to reimburse
Customer for such costs, if PredPol requests Customer take such action. For example, if a Chief
is requested to attend and speak at a conference of Polic;:e Chiefs to which they are not already
traveling, PredPol agrees to reimburse Customer for travel expenses, if requested.
4. Services.
4.1 License to Use.
Customer shall be licensed and authorized to access and use the Services as a software as
a service C'SaaS") that provides predictions of property crimes, assault and robbery, and such
other crimes as Customer and PredPol agree upon. Details are provided herein and described in
Attachment A. The scope of the license is non-transferable and non-exclusive and is authorized
by PredPol for use by the Customer. The Customer shall have the right to use the Services for
the Services Term of th:is Agreement and any extensions or renewals. The Services shall be
provided in English.
4.2 Facilities and Data Transfer.
All facilities used to store and process Customer Data \v:ill adhere to reasonable security
standards no less protective than the security standards at facilities where PredPol stores and
processes its own information of a similar type and in compliance with all applicable state and
federal laws; PredPol has implemented a.t least industry standard systems and procedures to
ensure the security and confidentiality of Customer Data, protect against anticipated threats or
hazards to the security or integrity of Customer Data and protect against unauthorized access to
or use of Customer Data.
4.3 Modifications To the Services.
PredPol may make commercially reasonable changes to the Services from time to time. If
PredPol makes a material change to the Services PredPol will inform Customer.
4.4 Retention.
PredPol will have no obligation to retain any archived Customer Data. Customer Data is
read from Customer, but PredPol does not provide or function as an archi ve service for the data.
5. Customer Obligations.
5.1 Compliance.
Customer will use the Services in accordance with this Agreement and all applicable
laws. PredPol may make new applications fearures or functionality for the Services available
from time to time, the use of which may be contingent upon Customer's agreement to additional
terms.
5.2 Login IDs and Passwords.
Customer is solely responsible for monitoring and protecting the confidentiality of all
Login IDs and Passwords issued to it and its End Users.
5.3 Customer Administration of the Services.
Customer may specify one or more Administrators' who will have the rights to administer
the End User Accounts. Customer is responsible for: (a) maintaining the confidenti ality of the
password and Admin Account(s); (b) designating those individuals who are authorized to access
the Admin Account(s); and (c) ensuring that all activities that occur in connection with the
Admin Account(s) comply with the Agreement. Customer agrees that PredPol's responsibilities
do not extend to the internal management or administration of the Services for Customer and that
PredPol is merely a data-processor.
5.4 Unauthorized Use.
Customer and PredPol will use commercially reasonable efforts to prevent unauthorized
use of the Services and to terminate any unauthorized use. Customer will promptly notify
PredPol of any unauthorized use of or access to the Services of which it becomes aware.
Likewise, PredPol will promptly notify Customer of any unauthorized use of or access to the
Services of which it becomes aware.
5.5 Restrictions on Use.
Unless PredPol specifically agrees in writing, Customer will not, and will use
commercially reasonable efforts to make sure a third party does not: (a) sell, resell, lease or the
functional equivalent, the Services to a third party (unless expressly authorized in this
Agreement); (b) attempt to reverse engineer the Services or any component; (c) attempt to create
a substitute or similar service through use of, or access to, the Services; (d) use the Services for
High Risk Activities; or (e) use the Services to store or transfer any Customer Data that is
controlled for export under Export Control Laws or other applicable law. Customer is solely
responsible for ensuring that its use of the Services complies with all applicable laws and
regulations.
5.6 Third Party Requests.
Customer is responsible for responding to Third Party Requests. PredPol will, to the
extent allowed by law and by the terms of the Third Party Request: (a) promptly notify Customer
of its receipt of a Third Party Request; (b) comply with Customer's reasonable requests regarding
its efforts to oppose a Third Party Request; and (c) provide Customer with the information or
tools required for Customer to respond to the Third Party Request. Customer will first seek to
obtain the information required to respond to the Third Party Request on its mvn and will contact.
PredPo1 only if it cannot reasonably obtain such information.
6. Payment.
6.1 Payment.
Payments shall be made in U.S. Dollars by either wire transfer or check. Checks shall be
sent to PredPol, Inc., 331 Soquel Avenue, Suite 100, Santa Cruz, California, 95062, USA. If
wire transfer is desired, wiring instructions can be obtained by contacting your PredPol point of
contact. All payments due are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise indicated on the Order Page or
invoice. Fees for orders where PredPol issues an invoice are due upon Customer's receipt of the
invoice and are considered delinquent thirty days after the date of the applicable invoice.
6.2 Taxes.
Customer is responsible for any Taxes and Customer will pay PredPol for the Services
without any reduction for Taxes. If PredPol is obligated to collect or pay Taxes, the Taxes will
be invoiced to Customer unless Customer provides PredPol with a valid tax exemption certificate
authorized by the appropriate taxing authority. If Customer is required by law to ·withhold any
Taxes from its payments to PredPol, Customer must provide PredPol with an official tax receipt
or other appropriate documentation to support such payments.
7. Technical Support Services.
7.1 By Customer.
Customer will, at its own expense, respond to questions and complaints from End Users
or third parties relating to Customer's or End Users' routine use of the Services. This routine use
includes, but is not limited to, providing forgotten passwords and re-establishing network
connectivity on Customer's or End Users' own devices. Customer will use commercially
reasonable efforts to resolve support issues before escalating them to PredPol.
7.2 By PredPol.
If Customer cannot resolve a support issue consistent with the above, then Customer may
escalate the issue to PredPol. PredPol will provide the support necessary to resolve Customer's
issue, to the extent reasonably practicable.
8. Suspension.
8.1 Of End User Accounts by PredPol.
If PredPol becomes aware of an End User's violation of the Agreement, then PredPol may
specifically request that Customer Suspend the applicable End User Account. If Customer fails
to comply with PredPol's request to Suspend an End User Account, then PredPol may do so. The
duration of any Suspension by PredPol will be until the applicable End User has cured the breach
v.:hich caused the Suspension.
8.2 5.2 Emergency Securitv Issues.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, if there is an Emergency Security Issue, then PredPol
may automatically Suspend the offending use. Suspension will be to the minimum extent and of
the minimum duration required to prevent or terminate the Emergency Security Issue. If PredPol
Suspends an End User Account for any reason without prior notice to Customer, at Customer's
request, PredPol will provide Customer the reason for the Suspension as soon as is reasonably
possible.
9. Confidential Information.
Customer and PredPol will continue to operate under a Agreement
agreed to in August 20 12.
10. lntellectual Propertv Rights; Brand Features.
10.1 Intellectual Property Rights.
Except as expressly set forth herein, this Agreement does not grant either party any
rights, implied or otherwise, to the othds content or any of the other's intellectual property.
11. ·Publicity.
Customer agrees that PredPol may include Customer's name in a list of PredPol
customers, online or in promotional materials. Customer also agrees that PredPol may verbally
reference Customer as a customer of the PredPol products or services that are the subject of this
Agreement.
12. Representations, Warranties and Disclaimers.
12.1 Representations and Warranties.
Each party represents that it has full power and authority to enter into the Agreement.
Each party warrants that it will comply with all laws and regulations applicable to its provision,
or use of the Services, as applicable (including applicable security breach notification law).
12.2 Deliverables.
PredPol warrants that it will provide the Services as provided herein, that it will meet the
specific standards described in Attachment A, that it shall perform all Services in a professional
manner with high quality, and that time shall be of the essence in performance. PredPol and
. Customer agree that PredPol does not and can not guarantee reduction in crime from the use of
the Services by Customer for reasons that include, but are not limited to, the fact that the
Services provide only recommendations for where and when Customer might deploy law
enforcement resources that are based on probabilities and the fact that PredPol can not ensure the
quality of Customer's data nor compel Customer to act on the reconunendations.
12.3 Warranty Services
PredPol shall provide Warranty Services at no additional cost to conect deficiencies and
to repair and maintain the SaaS Services as provided herein and described iri Attaclunent A.
PredPol's Warranty Services responsibilities shall include:
L 2.3 .1 Promptly repair or replace deficiencies;
12.3.2. Meet all availability and system perfonnance service levels;
12.3.3 Upon request by Customer, re-perform any Service that fails to
meet the requirements of this Agreement at no additional cost;
12.3.4 Develop, on a best efforts basis, a temporary solution to or an
emergency bypass of a deficiency;
12.3 .5 Clarify documentation.
12.4 Disclaimers.
Except as expressly provided for herein and to the fullest extent permitted by applicable
law, neither party makes any other warranty of any kind, whether express, implied, statutory or
otherwise including without limitation warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular use
and noninfringement. PredPol makes no representations about any content or information made
accessible by or through the Services. Customer acknowledges that the Services are not a
telephony service and that the Services are not capable of placing or receiving any calls
including emergency services calls over publicly switched telephone networks.
13. Termination.
13.1 Termination for Breach.
Either party may suspend performance or terminate this Agreement if: (i) the other pany
is in material breach of the Agreement and fails to cure that breach within thirty days after
receipt of written notice; (ii) the other party ceases its business operations or becomes subject to
insolvency proceedings and the proceedings are not dismissed within ninety days; or (iii) the
other party is in material breach of this Agreement more than two times notwithstanding any
cure of such breaches.
13.2 Effects of Termination.
If this Agreement terminates, then: (i) the rights granted by one party to the other will
cease immediately (except as set forth in this Section); and (ii) upon request each party will
promptly use commercially reasonable efforts to return or destroy all other Confidential
Information of the other party.
14. Indemnification.
14.1 By PredPol.
PredPol will indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Customer from and against all
liabilities, damages, and costs (including settlement costs and reasonable attorneys' fees) arising
out of a third party claim that PredPol's technology used to provide the Services or any PredPol
Brand Feature infringe or misappropriate any patent, copyright, trade secret or trademark of such
third party. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event shall PredPol have any obligations or
liability under this Section arising from: (i) use of any Services or PredPol Brand Features in a
modified form or in combination with materials not furnished by PredPol, and (ii) any content,
information or data provided by Customer, End Users or other third parties.
14.2 Possible Infringement.
12.3.1 Repair, Replace, or Modify.
If PredPol reasonably believes the Services infringe a third party's Intellectual Property
Rights, then PredPol will: (a) obtain the right for Customer, at PredPol's expense, to continue
using the Services; (b) provide a non-infringing functionall y equivalent replacement; or (c)
modify the Services so that they no longer infringe.
12.3. 1 Suspension or Termination.
If PredPol does not believe the foregoing options are commercially reaso.nable, then
PredPol may suspend or terminate Customer's use of the impacted Services. ' If PredPol
terminates the impacted Services, then PredPol will provide a pro-rata r efund of the unearned
Fees actually paid by Custom·er applicable to the period following termination of such Services.
15. Limitation of Liability.
15.1 Limitation on Indirect Liability.
NEITHER PARTY WlLL BE LIABLE UNDER THIS AGREEMENT FOR LOST
REVENUES OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY,
OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, EVEN IF THE PARTY KNEW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN
THAT SUCH DA1v1AGES WERE POSSIBLE AND EVEN IF DIRECT DAMAGES DO NOT
SATISFY A REMEDY.
15.2 Limitation on Amount of Liability.
NEITHER PARTY MAY BE HELD LIABLE UNDER THIS AGREEMENT FOR
MORE THAN THE AMOUNT PAID BY CUSTOMER TO PREDPOL HEREUNDER
DURING THE TWELVE MONTHS PRIOR TO THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO LIABILITY.
15.3 Exceptions to Limitations.
These limitations of liability apply to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law but do
not apply to breaches of confidentiality obligations, violations of a party's Intellectual Property
Rights by the other party, or indemnification obligations.
16. Miscellaneous.
16.1 Notices.
Unless specified otherwise herein, (a) all notices must be in writing and addressed to the
attention of the other party's legal department and primary point of contact and (b) notice will be
deemed given: (i) when verified by written receipt if sent by personal courier, overnight courier,
or when received if sent by mail without verification of receipt; or (ii) when verified by
automated receipt or electronic logs if sent by facsimile or email.·
PredPol, Inc., 331 Soquel Avenue, Suite 100, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
[Customer Contacts and Addresses]
16.2 Assignment.
Neither party may assign or transfer any part of this Agreement without the written
consent of the other party, except to an Affiliate, but only if: (a) the assignee agrees in wrjting to
be bound by the terms of this Agreement ; and (b) the assigning party remains liable for
· obligations incurred under the Agreement prior to the assignment. Any other attempt to transfer
or assign is void.
16.3 Change of Control.
Upon a change of control (for example, through a stock purchase or sale, merger, or other
form of corporate transaction): (a) the party experiencing the change of control will provide
written notice to the other party within thirty days after the change of control; and (b) the other
party may immediately terminate this Agreement any time between the change of control and
thirty days after it receives the written notice in subsection (a).
16.4 Force Majeure.
Neither party will be liable for inadequate performance to the extent caused by a
condition (for example, natural disaster, act of war or terrorism, riot, labor condition,
governmental action, and Internet disturbance) that was beyond the party's reasonable control.
16.5 No Waiver.
Failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement will not constitute a waiver.
16.6 Severabilitv.
If any provision of this Agreement is found unenforceable, the balance of the Agreement
will remain in full force and effect.
16.7 No Agency.
The parties are independent contractors, and this Agreement does not create an agency,
partnership or joint venture.
16.8 No Third-Partv Beneficiaries.
There are no third-party beneficiaries to this Agreement.
16.9 Equitable Relief.
Nothing in this Agreement will limit either party's ability to seek equitable relief.
16.10 Governing Law.
This Agreement is governed by California law, excluding that state's choice of law rules.
The parties explicitly agree that no other laws, treaties or regulations shall control this
Agreement.
16.11 Amendments.
Any amendment must be in writing and expressly state that it 1s amending this
Agreement.
16.12 Survival.
The following sections will survive expiration or termination of this Agreement: Section
3, 6, 7. 1, 10, 12, 13, 14 and 15.
16.13 Entire Agreement.
This Agreement, and all documents referenced herein, is the parties' entire agreement
relating to its subject and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous agreements on that subject.
16.14 Interpretation of Conflicting Terms.
If there is a conflict between the documents that make up this Agreement, the documents
will control in the following order: the Subscription Terms set forth in any separate quote
prepared by PredPol, then the Agreement, and the terms located at any URL. If Customer signs a
physical agreement with PredPol to receive the Services, the physical agreement will override
any online Agreement.
16.15 Counterparts.
The parties may enter into this Agreement in counterparts, including facsimile, PDF or
other electronic copies, which taken together will constitute one instrument.
17. Definitions.
17.1 "Account Manager" means the PredPol business person working with
Customer regarding Customer's purchase of the Services.
17.2 "Admin Account(s)" means the administrative account(s) provided to
Customer by PredPol for the purpose of administering the Services. The use of the Admin
Account(s) requires a password, which PredPol will provide to Customer.
17.3 ' "Administrators" mean the Customer-designated technical personnel who
administer the Services to End Users on Customer's behalf.
17.4 "Affiliate" means any entity that directly or indirectly controls, 1s
controlled by, or is under common control with a party.
17.5 "Brand Features" means the trade names, trademarks, service marks,
logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand features of each party, respectively, as secured
by such party from time to time.
17.6 : "Confidential Information" means information disclosed by a party to the
other party under this Agreement that is marked as confidential or would normally be considered
confidential under the circumstances. Customer Data is Customer's Confidential Information.
17.7 "Customer Data" means data, including crime data, provided, generated,
transmitted or displayed via the Services by Customer or End Users.
17.8 "Emergency Security Issue" means either: (a) Customer's use of the
Services in violation of the Acceptable Use Policy, which could disrupt: (i) the Services; (ii)
other customer's use of the Services; or (iii) the PredPol network or servers used to provide the
Services; or (b) unauthorized third party access to the Services.
17.9 "End Users" means the individuals Customer permits to use the Services.
17.10 "End User Account" means a PredPol-hosted account established by
Customer through the Services for an End User.
17.11 "Export Control Laws" means all applicable export and reexport control
laws and regulations, including the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR") maintained by
the U.S. Department of Commerce, trade and economic sanctions maintained by the Treasury
Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control, and the International Traffic in Arms
Regulations ("IT AR") maintained by the Department of State.
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17.12 "Fees'' means the amounts invoiced to Customer by PredPol for the
Services as described in a Subs<;.ription Terms or similar document.
17.13 "High Risk Activities'' means uses such as the operation of nuclear
facilities, air traffic control, or life support systems, where the use or failure of the Services could
lead to death, personal injury, or environmental damage.
17.14 "Initial Services Term" means the te1m for the applicable Services
beginning on the Service Commencement Date and continuing for 12 months (or, if different, the
duration set forth on the Order Page).
17.15 "Intellectual Property Rights" means current and future worldwide rights
under patent law, copyright law, trade secret law, trademark law, moral rights law, and other
s!milar rights.
17.16 "Subscription Terms" means the order document reflecting the financial
tenus of the subscription, including: (i) the Services being ordered; (ii) Fees; and (iii) Initial
Services Tenn.
17.17 "Service Commencement Date" is the date upon which PredPol makes the
Services available to Customer, and will be within one week of PredPol's receipt of the
completed Order Page, unless otherwise agreed by the parties.
17.18 "Service Pages" mean the web pages displaying the Services to End Users.
'
17.19 ''Services" means the applicable PredPol product or service, as described
in the attached Product Data Sheet.
17.20 "Services Term" means the applicable Initial Services Term and all
renewal terms for the applicable Services.
17.21 "Suspend" means the immediate disabling of access to the Services, or
components of the Services} as applicable, to prevent further use of the Services.
17.22
1
'Taxes" means any duties} customs fees, or taxes (other than PredPol's
income tax) associated with the sale of the Services, including any related penalties or interest.
17.23 "Term" means the term of the Agreement, which will begin on the
Effective Date and continue until the earlier of (i) the end of the last Services Term or (ii) the
Agreement is terminated as set forth herein.
17.24 "Third Party Request" means a request from a third party for records
relating to an End User's use of the Services. Third Party Requests can be a lawful search
warrant, court order, subpoena, other valid legal order, or written consent from the End User
permitting the disclosure.
----------------------------............. ....
EXECUTED as a sealed instrument as of the day and year first set forth below by the last
counter-signatory.
DATED: _______ ,2013
PredPol, Inc. :
By: Caleb Baskin, its CEO
DATED: , 2013
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By: _ _ _ _ ___ ___ _ _ _
Q PREDICTIVE POLICING
ATTACHMENT A
SERVICES
SOFTWARE (SaaS) SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT BETWEEN
THE SAN FRANCISCO POLICE DEPARTMENT and PREDPOL, INC.
The Company: PredPol, the predictive policing company, provides high-precision, micro-place
predictions for where and when crime- whether property crime, gun crime or gang crime- is most likely
to occur. Predicting crime in real time is the first step in deterring and disrupting it. PredPol' s cloud
based software-as-a-service (SaaS) has first been deployed for domestic U.S. law enforcement agencies,
but also accurately predicts a variety of incidents, including lED and terrorist activity in an active theater.
Problem Addressed: Law enforcement agencies face budget cuts, hiring freezes and furloughs. Over the
last decade, they have been asked to do more with less, forcing them to allocate resources more
efficiently. PredPol enables agencies to do more with the limited resources. PredPol 's proven patent-
pending prediction technology, developed with cops for cops, provides automated real time predictions
that line level officers can use to focus their patrols in the areas which yield the highest return. PredPol 's
accuracy and crime reducing effects have both been proven in a double blind study with LAPD.
The Service to San Francisco Police Department: PredPol's product for San Francisco, its law
enforcement predi ctive SaaS, integrates seamlessly with agency RMS/CAD systems, to provide real-time
predictions to command and line level officers. It' s accessible on any device, whether desktop, laptop,
tablet, or in-car display that has a standard connected web browser. PredPol's API allows it
to integrate with any RMS/CAD system, as well as any existing agency· application, such as data
warehouse browser or analytic dashboard.
Scope of Work: PredPoJ shall provide services, resources, and tools to support a successful
implementation of a proprietary, patent pending SaaS application that supports the San Francisco Police
Department's efforts to predict, deter, and reduce crime. The scope of work will include the following:
• Setup of and integration of the PredPol tool into Customer's existing RMS/CAD/Data system.
Timeline for setup dependent upon grant of access by Customer to PredPol's technician for
installation of the data pipeline.
• Installation of a data pipe from Customer to the PredPol SaaS. Frequency of data update (daily,
hourly, every few minutes) is dependent on the degree of access granted to PredPol to stream data
from Customer.
• Provide Command, Analysts and Supervisors with best practices guidance.
• Full Customer access to the tool, including unlimited prediction views, refreshes, and report
generation.
• Provide electronic transfer of 500 square foot locations identified by PredPoLcom to Customer
for electronic consumption by Customer' s computer systems via a data exchange yet to be
detailed.
• Access to 3, 7, 14 and 28 day historical crime mapping for crime types predicted by the tool.
• Provide phone and email support for technical and operational use.
• Inclusion of feature updates as added during the subscription, at no additional charge.
Delivery and Payment: PredPol will provide the services and deliverables pursuant to the terms and
conditions of the Agreement between PredPol and the San Francisco Police Department. Initial payment
ATTACHMENT A: Page 1 of4
for services and deliverables will be made based on the successful execution of the Agreement.
Subsequent payments will be made after PredPol meets the specific standards described in this
Attachment and performs all Services in a professional manner with high quality and in a timely manner.
Both Parties will make reasonable efforts to mutually agree upon the successful delivery of the Services.
Subject to the exercise of its rights and remedies, Customer shall pay such invoices that are issued in
accordance with the tenns of this contract within 30 days of receipt. Invoices for subsequent years under
this Agreement may be issued no more than 30 days in advance of the anniversary date of this
Agreement.
SUGGESTED PROJECT SCHEDULE
(as of December 18, 2012)
Deliverable/Task Finish Date
City of SF Vendor Registration Materials Com_QJ.eted Aug-Sept 2013
Initial Technology Integration Meeting (PredPol, Oracle, & SFPD) 12/ 18/2012
First Draft of Agreement Delivered 1110/2013
Background Check for PredPol' s Omar Qazi January 2013
Additional Technology Discussions Jan-Feb 2013
Command Staff Orientation & Trai ning ("Train the Trainers") February_ 2013
Live Deployment March 2013
PAYMENT SCHEDULE
Deliverable Name Acceptance Date Amt
Initial Setup and Configurati on [execution date of the $ 0
Agreement]
Annual subscription: [execution date of the $75,000
Agreement]
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From:
To:
Date:
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Rod-
Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 11:09AM
Re: Rod ... Predictive Policing Intergration
''" This message has been replied to.
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Hello again. One of the follow-ups from our conversation was pulling together a meeting with our
tech team, your folks, and Oracle. I write to coordinate that and see what I might do to help
make it happen.
Also, you mentioned that at least one of our team, probably Omar Qazi who was in our meeting,
would need a background check. Anything I can do to make that happen?
We are looking forward to working with you.
All the best,
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4720 cell
predpol.com
On Men, Nov 12, 2012 at 9: 52AM, Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com> wrote:
Rod- ·
. ·It was a pleasure seeing you on November 1st at your office to talk more about predictive
policing. You are right that in-person meetings have a much greater reward than phone calls
and emails. George Mohler, Omar Qazi, and I all appreciate your time.
I'm writing to get information on the predictive policing grant that SFPD has gotten.
' Sacramento PD is in a tight bind, illustrated by a November 4 New York Times story and could
really use some help. I've been talking to Mike Edell in the analytics division and Depty Chief
' Dana Matthes.
i
, Thanks!
Donnie I 415-902-4720
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Crime Increases in Sacramento
. After Deep Cuts to Police Force
By ERICA GOODE
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SACRAMENTO- At first, it seemed just an unwelcome nod to frugality. Overtime for police
officers was reduced. Vacant positions went unfilled.
But each year brought more bad news for this city's Police Department. In 2011, faced with the
biggest budget cuts yet- $12.2 million - Chief Rick Braziel was forced to take drastic action:
he laid off sworn officers and civilian employees; eliminated the vice, narcotics, f inancial crimes
and undercover gang squads, sending many detectives back to patrol; and thinned the auto
theft, forensics and canine units. Police officers no longer responded to burglaries,
misdemeanors or minor traffic accidents.
Earlier this year, the traffic enforcement unit was disbanded. The department now conducts
follow-up investigations. for only the most serious crimes, like homicide and sexual assault.
"You reach the point where there is nothing left to cut," Chief Braziel said.
The shrinking of Sacramento's police force has been extreme; the department has lost more
than 300 sworn officers and civilian staff members and more than 30 percent of its budget
since 2008. But at a time when many cities are curtailing essential services like policing - the
Los Angeles Police Department said last week that it could lay off 160 civilian employees by
Jan. 1 - the cutbacks in this sprawling city of 472
1
000 offer a window on the potential
consequences of such economizing measures, criminal justice experts say.
"Sacramento may be a good city to watch in terms of what we can predict for the f uture," said
Chuck Wexler, the executive director of the Police Executive Research Forum.
Noting that crime rates have plummeted across the country in the last two decades, Mr. Wexler
said, "You could argue that the police have been doing something right. " But with budgets
being cut, he continued, "police chiefs are caught between saying/ 'Look what we have done,'
and having to rethink the strategies that have been successful."
Chief Braziel said he had tried to make the cuts strategically, making sure that the publicrs
highest priority - having a police officer respond In a timely fashion when a 911 call comes in -
is met and preserving a focus on violent crimes. ("There's no law that says you have to
investigate homicides, but you don't just stop investigating homicides," he said.) Detectives
serve on regional task forces led by the F.B.I. that focus on gangs and trafficking. To help
morale, Chief Braziel has also offered short- term rotations to patrol officers, providing some
variety now that their chances for promotion are severely limited.
"I could cry all day long about the budget cuts and the 30 percent and t he loss of people and
everything else," Chief Braziel said. "But it doesn't do any good because you get dealt a hand of
cards with a budget crisis and you're playing stud poker - you can't give back the cards and
say deal me two or three more."
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"You've got to figure out within the new rules of the game how to do it. better/' he said ,
But he is not blind to the effects of paring down a police force to its core.
In 2011, Chief Braziel said, the cuts, in his opinion, went past ttie tipping point. While
homicides have remained steady, shootings - a more reliable indicator of gun violence - are
up 48 percent this year. Rapes, robberies, aggravated assaults, b.urglaries and vehicle thefts
have also increased, though in smaller increments.
Coll)plicating matters, the cutbacks have coincided with a flow of convicted offenders back into
the city as California, heeding a Supreme Court ruling, has reduced its prison population. Once
released, former inmates have less supervision - the county's probation department also
suffered cuts.
Chief Braziel, an optimist by nature, said the reductions have in fact had some benefits - more
experienced officers on street patrols, for example. But the gaps are increasingly evident.
When a patrol officer stopped a car a few weeks ago and found the driver in possession of half
a pound of recently cooked methamphetamine, worth $20,000 on the street, there was no one
to s'pend the 10 hours it would take to write up and execute a search warrant for the man's
residence, despite the suspicion that a m.eth laboratory would be found there.
" It's frustrating," said the officer, Darrald Bryan, who had worked his way up to an invest igative
job in the robbery unit but was sent back to pCltrol last year along with 24 other detectives, a
demotion that involved a 5 percent pay cut, a switch to the graveyard shift in order to keep his
weekends off and the loss of his take-home car .
"You just don't have the manpower, " said Officer Bryan, adding that the best he coi.Jid do was
arrest the man for possession and sale of narcotics. Now that the gang squad is gone, patrol
officers take turns in 90-day assignments that focus on gang activity. But undercover work is a
thing of the past, and a highly successful program called Ceasefire, intended t o reduce gang
vi olence, was halted for lack of money, staffi ng and community resources.
Sacramento has ranked at the top for traffic accidents among cit ies of similar size
in California. But with the demise of the traffic enforcement unit, citations are down, volunteers
have to be called in for large-scale events like races and parades, and efforts to analyze the
city's most collision-prone intersections and address their hazards have been abandoned:
Teams of police officers - known as problem-oriented policing teams - once worked the city's
troubled neighborhoods, foll owi ng up with residents, landlords and government offices t o solve
problems identifi ed on patrol. But those teams, too, were a casualt y of the 2011 cuts.
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"Would I rather be a drug dealer, a speeder or, if I was involved in the prostitution trade, would
. I rather be involved in that today as opposed to four years ago? Absolutely," said Lt. Justin
! Eklund of the major crimes section. "The issue comes down to, ' If we have X amount of bodies,
what are we going to do?'"
. Not every attempt to prioritize has worked out as planned. Burglaries had been dropped from
, the list of crimes that officers responded to. But that policy has now been reversed, after patrol
; officers heard complaints and residents resisted filing the onl ine reports t hat were i ntended as a
' substitute.
- For many residents, said Deputy Chief Dana Matthes, "the one time in their life they have to
call the police is because their house ·is burglarized, and we tell them: 'Oh, report that online.
We can't come out.' It doesn't send that customer service message that we're there for them."
A local sales tax measure on the ballot in Tuesday's election could restore some f inancing for
. the Police Department and other essential services in Sacramento. But Chief Braziel said the
• budget crisis had forced the department to re-examine how it is organized and what its
priorities should be. Even when the economy relents, he said, some things may be done
differently. "You've got to have a business model/' he said. "The world's changing, and you've
_ got to change. You've got to get out in front of it. "
Bernard K. Melekian, the director of the Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented
: Policing Services, said a similar rethinking was taking place across the country as departments
coped with dwindling budgets. Many are consolidating services or merging with other agencies
to form regional law enforcement authorities- in November, Camden, N.J. , wi ll close its
' department. terminating 273 officers and ceding control to a county police force.
1
The result, Mr. Melekian said, will be significant shifts in how policing is practiced. Whether the
outcome will be simply an increase in efficiency or an increase in crime is anyone's guess.
"That's the big question that everybody is looking at," he said.
: On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 9:34AM, <Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org> wrote:
j Donnie,
i I am primarily interested in the means for integrating PredPol with CDW. I would like to hear
more about the data pipe and the encrypted transmission. Perhaps we could also kick around
a few other ideas.
· Thanks,
' '
Rodrigo Castillo
Director of Applications
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SFPD Technology Division
850 Bryant St, Room 419
Office: (415) 553-7342
Email: rod riga, castillo@sfgov .orq
-----Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol. com> wrote: - - ---
To: Rodriqo.Castillo@sfqov.org
From: Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
Date: 10/30/2012 02:35PM
Cc: Susan.Giffin@sfqov.org
Subject: Predictive Policing & SFPD Thursday Meeting
Rod-
Page 5 of8
We're looking forward to catching up with you on Thursday. To make sure we're bringing
everything you need, I write (and left you a voicemail) to get a feel for the most important
information you are seeking and to get the specific questions you will want answered.
You will remember that we created a demo for the Mission district of SFPD in early
August at SFPD's request. There is also a historical analysis to assess the validity of using PredPol in
San Francisco. The report is attached to this email. The login and password for your demo PredPol
account are:
https://sf:predpol. com/
susan.qiffin@sfgov.org
password: goldgate81 #demo
Here is a door into Santa Cruz's system currently at work:
https://demo.predpo!. com
! username: try@predpol.com
1 • password: advanced74policing
Contact Info for Santa Cruz Police Department
Zach Friend, crime analyst
zfriend@cityofsantacruz.com
' I 831-212-5065
As far as implementation and integration, we can easily integrate with the Crime Data Warehouse
mapping. All we need from SFPD is a push of three pieces of data from your RMS: (1) type of crime, (2)
time of crime, and (3) place of crime. The predictions the technology delivers are not dependent on a
particular type of map or additional, cumbersome log-ins.
Here's how it could work. SFPD sets up the data pipe and encrypted transmission to PredPol's servers
which process the crime and make the web interface available like usual. This is a totally normal Predpol
setup. The additional step is that SFPD then has your CDW software send requests to our servers, with a
special flag that lets the server know the person sending the request is actually a computer. Instead of
sending back our rich graphical interface, the server sends back simple text containing only the data
requested. The SFPD data warehouse software is then responsible for showing the predictions to analysts
and officers in whatever way you choose.
Best regards,
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Donnie Fowler
415-902-4 720
From: Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org
!Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2012 11:07:01 -0700
!To: <dfowler@gmail.com>
Cc: George Mohler< mohler@predpol .com>; Omar Qazi < omar@predpol.com>;
<Rodrigo.Castillo@sfqov.org>
Subject: Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Page 6 of 8
Hi Donnie- actually I was hoping to show this to the Chief on Thursday so was looking for Wednesday
to see it myself. WoUld that be possible? I could work around your schedules. Let me know and thanks .
. s usan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
From: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
To: "Svsan.Giffin@sfgov.org" <susan.qiffi n@sfoov.org>
Cc; anoel.yee@sfgov.org, "George Mohler (mohler@predpol.com)" <mohler@predpol.com>, Omar Qazi <omar@predool.com>,
~ Zach Friend <zach.friend@gmail.com>
· Date: 07/23/12 05:40
; Subj ect: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-up
Susan -
I
, Great to catch up with you again last week. As follow-up to our call on predictive
·policing, please find some additional information
I
! Command Staff Presentation: Per your request, we will produce maps using your data
! for a presentation to command staff. Zach Friend of the Santa Cruz PO can join as can
:George Mohler, Omar Qazi, and I.
) Integration: We will want to determine that PredPol can be integrated in with SF PO's
[web-based Crime Data Warehouse (to avoid logging in to two systems). Our goal is
' minimal work on your end.
~ A n n u a l Licensing Fee: $150,000 with a 50% discount for signing up as one of the 15-
! 20 early showcase cities nationally and a commitment for collaboration over the next
:three years. There are no new hires or new equipment required. The only additional
:cost might involve providing mapping tools in addition to the basic predictive analysis.
This will become more clear as our conversations continue.
:Contacts:
Dr. George Mohler, PredPol I mohler@predpol.com
Omar Qazi, PredPol I omar@predpol.com
All the best,
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Donnie Fowler
415-902-4720c
predpol.com
DONNIE FOWLER
331 Soquel Ave. Ste. 100
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
C: 415 902 4720
P: 831 331 4550 x115
F: 83 1 3314551
PREDPOL.COM
he Predictive Policing Company
[attachment "SFPD_PredPoi_Report.pdf" removed by Rodrigo Castillo/SFPD/SFGOV]
DONNIE FOWLER
331 Soquel Ave . Ste. 100
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
C: 415 902 4720
P: 83 1 331 4550 xllS
F: 831 331 4551
PREDPOL.COM
The Predictive Policing Company
DONNIE FOWLER
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F: 831 331 4551
PREDPOL.COM
The Predictive Policing Company
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From:
To:
Date:
Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
Rodrigo .Casti llo@sfgov .org
Monday, November 12., 2012. 09:52AM
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Subject:
Rod ... Grants for Predictive Analytics? Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Thursday
Meeting
History:
This message has been replied to.
Rod -
It was a pleasure seeing you on November 1st at your office to t alk more about predictive
policing. You are right that in-person meetings have a much greater r eward t han phone calls and
email s. George Mohler, Omar Qazi, and I all appreciate your time.
I'm writing to get information on the predictive policing grant that SFPD has gotten. Sacramento
PD is in a tight bind, illustrated by a November 4 New York Times story and could really use some
help. I 've been tal king t o Mike Edell in the analytics division and Depty Chief Dana Matthes.
Thanks!
Donnie I 415-902-472.0
http://www.nyt imes.com/2.012/ 11/04/us/after-deep-police-cuts-sacramento-sees-rise-in-
crime.html?pagewanted:=all & r =O '
Crime Increases in Sacramento
After Deep Cuts to Police Force
By ERICA GOODE
SACRAMENTO - At fi rst, it seemed j ust an unwelcome nod to frugality. Overtime for police
offi'cers was reduced. Vacant positions went unfill ed. ·
But each year brought more bad news for this city's Police Department. In 2011, faced with the
biggest budget cuts yet- $12.2 million -Chief Rick Braziel was forced to take drastic action: he
laid off sworn officers and civi lian employees; eliminated the vice, narcotics, financial crimes and
undercover gang squads, sending many detectives back to patrol ; and thinned the auto theft ,
forensics and canine units. Police officer s no longer r esponded to burglaries, misdemeanors or
minor traffic accidents.
Earlier this year, the traffic enforcement unit was disbanded. The department now conducts .
foll ow-up investigations for onl y the most serious crimes, like homicide and sexual assault.
"You reach the point where there is nothing left to cut," Chief Braziel sai d.
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The shrinking of Sacramento's police force has been extreme; the department has lost more t han
300 sworn officers and ci vilian staff members and more than 30 percent of its budget since 2008.
But at a time when many ci t ies are curtailing essential services like policing - the Los Angeles
Police Department said last week that it could lay off 160 ci vi lian employees by Jan. 1 - t he
cutbacks in t his sprawling city of 472,000 offer a window on t he potential consequences of such
economizing measures, criminal justice experts say.
"Sacramento may be a good ci ty to watch in terms of what we can predi ct for t he f uture," said
Chuck Wexler, the executive director of t he Police Executive Research Forum.
Noting that crime rates have plummeted across t he country in the last two decades, Mr. Wexler
sai d, "You could argue that the police have been doing something right ." But wit h budgets bei ng
cut , he continued, "police chiefs are caught between saying, 'Look what we have done,' and
having to rethink the strategies that have been successful."
Chief Braziel said he had tried to make the cuts strategically, making sure t hat t he public's
highest priority- having a police officer respond in a t imely fashion when a 911 call comes in -
is met and preserving a focus on violent crimes. ("There's no law that says you have to
investigate homicides, but you don't just st op investigating homicides," he said. ) Detectives
serve on regional task forces led by the F.B.I. that focus on gangs and t rafficking. To help
morale, Chief Braziel has also offered short-term rotations to patrol officers, providing some
variety now that thei r chances for promotion are severely limited.
" I could cry all day long about the budget cuts and the 30 percent and the loss of people and
everything else/' Chief Braziel said. " But it doesn't do any good because you get dealt a hand of
cards wi th a budget crisis and you' re playi ng stud poker - you can't give back the cards and say
deal me two or three more."
"You've got to figure out within the new rules of the game how to do it better," he said.
But he is not blind to t he effects of pari ng down a police force t o its core.
In 2011, Chief Braziel said, the cuts, in his opi nion, went past the ti pping point. While homicides
have remained steady, shootings ........ a more reliable indicator of gun violence - are up 48 percent
this year. Rapes, robberies, aggravated assaults, burglaries and vehicle t hefts have also
increased, though in smaller increments.
Complicating matters, the cutbacks have coi ncided with a flow of convicted offenders back into
the city as California, heeding a Supreme Court ruli ng, has reduced its prison population. Once
released, former inmates have less supervision - the county's probati on department also
suffered cuts.
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Chief Bn;Jziel, an optimist by nature, said the reductions have in fact had some benefits - more
experienced officers on street patrols, for example. But the gaps are increasingly evident.
When a patrol officer stopped a car a few weeks ago and found the driver in possession of half a
pound of recently cooked methamphetamine, worth $20,000 on the street, there was no one to
spend the 10 hours it would take to write up and execute a search warrant for the man's
residence, despite the suspicion that a meth laboratory would be found there.
"It's frustrating," said the officer, Darrald Bryan, who had worked his way up to an investigative
job in the robbery unit but was sent back to patrol last year along with 24 other detectives, a
demotion that Involved a 5 percent pay cut, a switch to the graveyard shift in order to keep his
weekends off and the loss of his take-home car. ·
"You just don't have the manpower," said Officer Bryan, adding that the best he could do was
arrest the man for possession and sale of narcotics. Now that the gang squad is gone, patrol
officers take turns in 90-day assignments that focus on gang activity. But undercover work is a
thing of the past, and a highly successful program called Ceasefire, intended to reduce gang
violence, was halted for lack of money, staffing and community resources,
Sacramento has consistently ranked at the top for traffic accidents among cities of similar size in
California. But with the demise of the traffic enforcement unh, citations are down, volunteers
have to be called in for large-scale events like races and parades, and efforts to analyze the city's
most collision-prone intersections and address their hazards have been abandoned.
Teams of police officers- known as problem-oriented policing teams- once worked the city's
troubled neighborhoods, following up with residents, landlords and government offices to solve
problems identified on patrol. But those teams, too, were a casualty of the 2011 cuts.
"Would I rather be a drug dealer, a speeder or, if I was involved in the prostitution trade, would I
rather be involved in that today as opposed to four years ago? Absolutely/ said Lt. Justin Eklund
of the major crimes section. "The issue comes down to, 'If we have X amount of bodies, what are
we going to do?'"
Not every attempt to prioritize has worked out as planned. Burglaries had been dropped from the
list of crimes that officers responded to. But that policy has now been reversed, after patrol
officers heard complaints and residents resisted filing the online reports that were intended as a
substitute.
For many residents, said Deputy Chief Dana Matthes, " the one time in their life they have to call
the police is because their house .is burglarized, and we tell them: 'Oh, report that online. We
can't come out.' It doesn't send that customer service message that we' re there for them."
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A local sales tax measure on the ballot in Tuesday's election could restore some financing for the
Police Department and other essential services in Sacramento. But Chief Braziel said the budget
crisis had forced the department to re-examine how it is organized and what its priorities should
be. Even when the economy relents, he said, some things may be done differently. "You've got to
have a business model," he said. "The world's changing, and you've got to change. You've got to
get out in front of it."
Bernard K. Melekian, the director of the Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented
Policing Services, said a similar rethinking was taking place across the country as departments
coped with dwindling budgets. Many are consolidating services or merging with other agencies to
form regional law enforcement authorities - in November, Camden, N.J., will close its
department, terminating 273 officers and ceding control to a county police force.
The result, Mr. Melekian said, will be significant shifts in how policing is practiced. Whether the
outcome will be simply an increase in efficiency or an increase in crime is anyone's guess.
"That's the big question that everybody is looking at," he said.
On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 9:34AM, <Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org> wrote:
; Donnie,
: I am primarily interested in the means for integrating PredPol with CDW. I would like to hear
1
more about the data pipe and the encrypted transmission. Perhaps we could al so kick around a
few other ideas.
! Thanks,
I
: Rodrigo Castillo
. Director of Applications
SFPD Technology Division
1 850 Bryant St, Room 419
· Office: (415) 553- 7342
Email: rodrigo.castillo@sfqov.org
: -----Donnie Fowler < donnie@predpol.com> wrote: - ----
. To: Rodriqo. Castillo@sfgov.org
From: Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
Date: 10/30/2012 02: 35PM
Cc: Susan.Gjffin@sfgov.org
Subject: Predictive Policing & SFPD Thursday Meeting
Rod-
We're looking forward to catching up with you on Thursday. To make sure we're bringing
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everything you need, I write (and left you a voicemail) to get a feel for t he most important
information you are seeking and to get the specific questions you will want answered.
You will remember that we created a demo for the Mission district of SFPD in early August
at SFPD's request. There is also a historical analysis to assess the validity of using PredPol in San
Francisco. The report is attached to this email. The login and password for your demo PredPol
account are:
https:l/sf.predpol.com/
susan.qiffin@sfgov.org
password: goldgate81 #demo
Here is a door into Santa Crui s system currently at work:
https:l/demo._predpol .com
usemame: trv@oredpol.com
password: advanced? 4policing
Contact Info for Santa Cruz Police Department
Zach Friend. crime analyst
zfriend@cityofsantacruz. com
831-21 2-5065
As far as implementation and integration, we can easily integrate with the Crime Data Warehouse
mapping. All we need from SFPD is a push of three pieces of data from your RMS: (1) type of crime, (2) time
of crime, and (3) place of crime. The predictions the technology delivers are not dependent on a particular type
of map or additional , cumbersome log-ins.
Here's how it could work. SFPD sets up the data pipe and encrypted transmission to PredPol's servers
which process the crime and make the web interface available like usual. This is a totally normal Predpol
setup. The additional step is that SFPD then has your COW software send requests to our servers, with a
special flag that lets the server know the person sending the request is actually a computer. Instead of sending
back our rich graphical interface, the server sends back simple text containing only t he data requested. The
SFPD data warehouse software is then responsible for showing the predictions to analysts and officers in
whatever way you choose.
Best regards,
Donnie Fowler
41 5-902-4720
' From: Susan.Giffin@sfqov.org
. Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2012 11:07:01 -0700
To: <df owler@qmail.com>
Cc: George Mohler< mohler@predool.com>; Omar Qazi<omar@oredpol. com>;
< Rodriqo.Castillo@sfqov.org>
Subject: Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Hi Donnie- actually I was hoping to show this to the Chief on Thursday so was looking for Wednesday to
see it myself. Would t hat be possible? I could work around your schedules. Let me know and thanks.
Susan
Susan Giffin
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Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
From: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
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, To: "Susan.Giffin@sfqov.org" <susan.giffin@sfaov.org>
1
Cc: angel.yee@sfgov org, "George Mohler (mohler@predool.com)" <mohler@predpol.com>, Omar Qazi <omar@predpol.com>, Zach
Friend <zachJriend@gmail.com>
Date 07/23/12 05:40
Subject: Predicti ve Policing & SFPD Foll ow-Up
Susan-
. Great to catch up with you again last week. As· to our call on predictive
policing, please find some additional information
Command Staff Presentation: Per your request, we will produce maps using your data
. for a presentation to command staff. Zach Friend of the Santa Cruz PO can join as can
George Mohler, Omar Qazi , and I.
Integration: We will want to determine that PredPol can be integrated in with SF PO's
web-based Crime Data Warehouse (to avoid logging in to two systems) . Our goal is
minimal work on your end.
Annual Licensing Fee: $150,000 with a 50% discount for signing up as one of the 15-20
early showcase cities nationally and a commitment for collaboration over the next three
years. There are no new hires or new equipment required. The only additional cost
:might involve providing mapping tools in addition to the basic predictive analysis. This
:will become more clear as our conversations continue.
·contacts:
:Dr. George Mohler, PredPol/ mohler@predpol.com
1
omar Qazi, PredPol/ omar@predpol .com
' All the best,
·Donnie Fowler
.415-902-4720c
predpol.com
DONNIE FOWLER
331 Soquel Ave. Ste. 100
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
C: 415 902 4720
P: 831 331 4550 x115
F: 831 331 4551
PREDPOL. COM
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The Predictive Policing Company
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DONNIE FOWLER
331 Soquel Ave. Ste. 100
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
c: 415 902 4720
P: 831 331 4550 xllS
F: 831 33 1 4551
PREDPOL.COM
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Rodrigo.Castil lo@sfgov.org
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Cc: Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org, Susan Cumberpatch <susan@predpol.com>, George Mohler
<mohler@predpol.com>
Date:
Subject:
Rod -
Thursday, October 25, 2012 04:52PM_
Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Confirming 1: 30. I will be joined by Dr. George Mohler, one of the creators of the technology and
active in its deployment.
Thanks,
Donnie
415- 902-4720 cell
predpol.com
On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 11:38 AM, <Rodrigo.Castillo@sfqov.org> wrote:
Donnie
1
Make It 1:30 pm and its a deal.
• Rodrigo Castillo
. Director of f.pplications
SFPD Technology Divi sion
850 Bryant St, Room 419
Office: (415) 553-7342
Email : rodrigo. castilto@sfgov.org
-- - -Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com> wrote: -- -- -
To: Rodriqo.Castillo@sfgov.org ,
From: Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
Date: 10/25/2012 11:37AM
Cc: Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org
1
Susan Cumberpatch <susan@predpol.com>
Subject: Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow- Up
Rod-
How about a visit with you at SFPD next Thursday, November 1 between 11: 30 - 4:30?
Thanks,
Donnie
415-902-4 720
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From:
To:
Cc:
Donnie Fowler < donnie@predpol.com>
Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org
Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org, Susan Cumberpatch <susan@predpol.com>
Date: Thursday, October 25, 2012 11 : 37AM
Subject: Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
History: ·i- This message has been repli ed to.
Rod-
How about a visit with you at SFPD next Thursday, November 1 between 11 :30 • 4:30?
Thanks,
Donnie
415-902-4 720
On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 3:52PM, <Rodrigo.Cast ill o@sfgov.org> wrote:
· Donnie,
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I'm sorry I missed the two dates you proposed. Can you let me know what other dates you
have available. I am very interested in seeing how we might combine your technology with our
environment here.
· Thanks,
Rodrigo Castillo
Director of Applications
SFPD Technology Division
; 850 Bryant St, Room 419
Office: (415) 553- 7342
, Email: rodriqo.castillo@sfgov.org
: -----Donnie Fowler <donnie@oredpol.com> wrote: -.----
To: Susan. Giffin@sfqov .orq, Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov .orq
From: Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
Date: 10/16/2012 09:02AM
Subject: Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Thanks, Susan. I'm happy to reconnect with you
1
Rod.
Why don't we plan a meeting with some of our team so that you can dive deeper into
integration with the other technologies you are deploying? How about one of these days:
Thursday the 18th
8:00- 11 :00 PT //11 :00 - 2:00 ET
Monday the 22nd
8:00- 10:00 PT //11 :00- 1:00 ET
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We could look later on the calendar, too.
Finally, please note the log-in so you can kick the tires of Santa Cruz's system:
• Santa Cruz Predictive Policing
https://demo. predpol. com
username: trv@predpol.com
password: advanced? 4policing
All the best,
Donnie
415-902-4720 cell
predpol.com
On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 11:40 AM, <Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org> wrote:
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Hi Donnie - thanks for following up. We are still interested in the software. I have asked Rod to take the
lead on working with you to determine our strategy for how to integrate. Thanks for your patience.
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
From: Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
To: Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org
Date: 10/12/12 15:05
Subject: Re: Predictive Polici ng & SFPD Follow-Up
Susan -
Hello again. We've been moving along really well at PredPol, so I want to
check in with you again and re-confirm (based on your questions below) that
we can easily integrate with the Crime Data Warehouse mapping. This is
because we provide predictions of time and place to send officers. Those
predictions are notdependent on a particular type of map, only that SFPD
push three pieces of data from your RMS: (1) type of crime, (2) time of
crime, and (3) place of crime.
We would love to take you up on your offer for another meeting to dive into
the details. Our technology is really much simpler than you might think to
deploy, and you'll remember that our single, annual price of $75,000 that
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Chief Suhr mentioned in the Chronicle in August is the only cost to you.
I have provided a log-in below my signature to see Sant a Cruz's t ool at
work. I've also provided Zach Friend's contact i nfor mation agai n.
What does your schedule look like over the next two weeks?
All the best,
Donnie
415-902-4720
Santa Cruz Predictive Policing https: //demo.predpol.c:omusername: try@predpol.compassword: advanced74pollci ng •
Contact Inf o for Santa Cruz Police Department Zach Friend, crime analyst zfri end@cityofsantacruz.com831·212-5065
On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 5:56PM, Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
wrote:
Susan -
The short answer: Integration of predictions and mapping are possible and not difficul t from our perspective. There are, in fact, several ways
to deliver the predictions, including, ror example, daily emails to officers with reports. Regardless, we think it's a great idea because SFPD
would have all PredPol's features and a custom interface where you can see every1hlng together.
We 'recommend a meeting with you (and even Crime Data Warehouse) to talk through the details.
Here's how it could work. SFPD sets up the data pipe and do encrypted transmission to PredPol' s servers which process the cri me and
make the web i nterface avail abl e like usual. This is a totally normal Predpol setup. The additional step is that SFPD then has your data
warehouse software send requests to our servers, with a special flag t hat lets the server know the person sending the request is actually a
computer. Instead of sending back our rich graphical interface, the server sends back simple text containing only the data requested. The
SFPD data warehouse softWare Is then responsi ble for showing the predi cti on data to officers in whatever way you choose.
I have copied Dr. George Mohler and Omar Qazi so that they can join our discussion and coordinate schedules.
All the best.
Donnie
415-902-4720cell
On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 1:06PM, <Susan.Giffin@sfqov.org> wrote:
Hi Donnie - thank you very much for following up - and for being patient. Here is the
dilemma I am in. We have actually mapped our crime data live onto maps within our
Crime Data Warehouse. This is huge at SFPD considering we were on paper reports a
few months ago. The crime is mapped instantaneously and crime locations are gee-
coded so they are precise.
Here is my dilemma. I want to use your software to "predict•• crime and to provide
actionable proactive staffing of hotspots. However, how are the two maps to be
reconciled? They wi ll look different, one will afl ow you to click on the dot and see the
police report and the other won't, etc. Plus we have the issue of how to create a proper
firewall to give you our data and set up daily feed etc.
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Do you ever lease the technology so we could run it internally? How are other depts
using two different mapping systems? I wanted to get a more robust version of our map
done and then I was going to call a meeting with you and your team to reconcile this but
what the heck I will put it in email.
Let me know your thoughts_
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
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From: Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
To: Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org, Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org
Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 09 : 02AM
Subject: Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
History: •f> This message has been replied to.
Thanks, Susan. I'm happy to reconnect with you, Rod.
Why don't we plan a meeting with some of our team so that you can dive deeper into integration
with the other technologies you are deploying? How about one of these days:
Thursday the 18th.
8:00 - 11:00 PT //1 1; 00 - 2:00 ET
Monday the 22nd
8:00- 10:00 PT // 11 :00- 1:00 ET
We could look later on the calendar, too.
Finally, please note the log- in so you can kick the t ires of Santa Cruz's system:
• Santa Cruz Predictive Policing
https://demo. predpol. com
username: try@predpol.com
password: advanced? 4policing
All the best,
Donnie
415-902-4720 cell
predpol.com
On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 11 :40 AM, <Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org> wrote:
Hi Donnie- thanks for following up. We are still interested in the software. I have asked Rod to take the lead
on working with you to determine our strategy for how to integrate. Thanks for your patience.
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
From: Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpot.com>
To: Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org
· Date: 10/12/1215:05
Subject Re : Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
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Susan -
Hello again. We've been moving along really well at PredPol, so I want to check
in with you again and re-confirm (based on your questions below) that we can
easily integrate with the Crime Data Warehouse mapping. This is because we
provide predictions of time and place to send officers. Those predictions are
notdependent on a particular type of map, only that SFPD push three pieces of
data from your RMS: (1) type of crime, (2) time of crime, and (3) place of
crime.
We would love to take you up on your offer for another meeting to dive into the
details. Our technology is really much simpler than you might think to deploy,
and you'll remember that our single, annual price of $75,000 that Chief Suhr
mentioned in the Chronicle in August is the only cost to you.
I have provided a log-in below my signature to see Santa Cruz's tool at work.
I've also provided Zach Friend's contact information again.
What does your schedule look like over the next two weeks?
All the best,
Donnie
415-902-4 720
Santa Cruz Predictive Policing https: I/ demo. predpol.comusername: try@predpol.compassword: advanced74policing • Contact
Info for Santa Cruz Police Department Zach Friend, crime analyst zfri end@cltvofsantacruz.com831-212-SOSS
On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 5:56PM, Donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
wrote:
Susan-
The short answer: lnlegrati on of predicti ons and mapping are possible and not difficult from our perspective. There are, in fact, several ways to
deliver the predi clions, including, for example, daily emails to officers with reports. Regardless, we t hink it's a great idea because SFPD would
have all PredPol's features and a custom interface where you can see everything together.
We recommend a meeting with you (and even Crime Data Warehouse) to talk through the details.
Here's how it could work. SFPD sets up the data pipe and do encrypted t ransmi ssion to PredPol's servers which process the crime and make the
web i nterface available like usual. This is a totally normal Predpol setup. The additional step i s that SFPD then has your data warehouse software
send requests to our servers, with a special flag that lets the server know the person sending the request is actually a computer. Instead of
sending back our rich graphical interface, the server sends back simple text containing only the data requesled. The SFPD data warehouse
software is then responsible for showing the predicti on data to officers in whatever way you choose.
1 have copied Dr. George Mohler and Omar Qazi so that they can join our di scussion and coordinate schedul es.
All the best,
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Donnie
415-902-4 720cell
On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 1:06PM, <Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org> wrote:
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Hi Donnie- thank you very much for following up- and for being.patient. Here is the
dilemma I am in. We have actually mapped our crime data live onto maps within our Crime
Data Warehouse. This is huge at SFPD considering we were on paper reports a few
months ago. The crime is mapped instantaneously and crime locations are gee-coded so
they are precise.
Here is my dilemma. I want to use your software to "predict" crime and to provide
actionable proactive staffing of hotspots. However, how are the two maps to be reconciled?
They will look different, one will allow you to click on the dot and see the police report and
the other won't, etc. Plus we have the issue of how to create a proper firewall to giv·e you
our data and set up daily feed etc.
Do you ever lease the technology so we could run it internally? How are other depts using
two different mapping systems? I wanted to get a more robust version of our map done and
then I was going to call a meeting with you and your team to reconcile this but what the
heck I will put it in email.
Let me know your thoughts.
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
DONNIE FOWLER
331 Soquel Ave . Ste. 100
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
C: 415 902 4720
P: 831 331 4550 x115
F: 831 331 4551
PREDPOL.COM
The Predicti ve Policing Company
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DONNIE FOWLER
331 Soquel Ave. Ste. 100
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
C: 415 902 4720
P: 831 331 4 550 x115
: F: 831 331 4551
PREDPOL.COM
. The Predictive_ Policing Company
DONNIE FOWLER
331 Soquel Ave. Ste. 100
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
C: 415 902 4720
P: 831 331 4550 xliS
F: 631 331 4551
PREDPOL.COM
The Predictive Policing Company
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From:
To:
Cc:
Donnie Fowler < dfowler@gmail.com>
Rodrigo. Castillo@sfgov .org
Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org, Omar Qazi <omar@predpol.com>
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 10:32AM
Subject: Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
History:
~ - T h i s message has been replied to and forwarded.
Rod-
Only the primary charge.
- Donnie
On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 8:33AM, <Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org> wrote:
' Susan & Donnie,
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When an Incident contains multiple charges, do we want only a record for the primary charge
(UCR rules) or do we want a record for each of the charges?
Rodrigo Castillo
Director of IT Applications
SFPD - Technology Division
. Office: (415) 553- 7342
; Email: rodrigo.castillo@sfgov.org
I
I - ----Susan Giffin/SFPD/SFGOV wrote: -----
! To: Rodrigo Castillo/SFPD/SFGOV@SFGOV
From: Susan Giffin/SFPD/SFGOV
Date: 07/24/2012 02:52PM
Cc: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Predictive Pol icing & SFPD Follow-Up
ok thanks/ Rod. Let's try including Homicide if possible. Thank you both!
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
Rodrigo Castillo---07/24/2012 12:54:17---Susan, We can map our crime t ypes into the
required categories on the basis of our incodes. It wo
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From: Rodrigo Castillo/SFPD/SFGOV
To: Susan Giffin/SFPD/SFGOV@SFGOV
cc: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
Date: 07/24/12 12:54
Subject: Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Susan,
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We can map our crime types into the required categories on the basis of our
incodes. It won't take long to write a process to do so.
Rodrigo Castillo
Director of IT Applications
SFPD - Technology Division
Office: (415) 553-7342
Email: rodrigo.castillo@sfgov.org
- ----Susan Giffin/SFPD/SFGOV wrote: --- --
To: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@qmail.com>, Rodrigo
Castillo/SFPD/SFGOV@SFGOV
From: Susan Giffin/SFPD/SFGOV
Date: 07/24/2012 12:36PM
Subject: Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Hi Donnie - Homicide is a priority in the department - and if it is not there it
would just beg the question why not. It would be better if we could include.
Are you saying that you need us to somehow translate our crime types into
one of the specific crime types you have below? That would be some kind of
manual exercise. Rod, what do you think? Thanks both.
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
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Donnie Fowler ---07/24/2012 10:49:16---not for this demo there is probabl y not enough data
available in the short time window of
From: Donnie Fowler <dfowl er@gmail.com>
To: Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org
Date: 07/24/12 10:49
Subject: Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
not for this demo
there. is probably not enough data available in the. short time window of data
we will use
but .. . how much a priority is homicide for you for this demo?
On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 10:31 AM, <Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org> wrote:
no homicide?
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer/ SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
From:
To:
Cc:
Date:
Subject:
Donnie Fowler <dfowler@qmail.com>
Susan.Giffin@sfgov .org
angel.yee@sfgov.org, Omar Qazi <omar @oredpol.com>, Rodrioo.Castill o@sfgov.org
07/ 23/ 12 21:12
Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Susan -
Next steps for the San Francisco - PredPol proof of concept are:
We need a csv file crime report data including address, date, time
and crime type.
Dates are January 1, 2010 to the present.
The crimes we predict are burglary (res, comm., auto), auto theft,
theft, robbery/ assault
1
battery
1
and drug crime.
Once we agree to a contract, the csv file transfer will be replaced
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with a more flexible & less labor-intensive data pipe.
Omar Qazi is your point person to implement this no-charge demo
< omar@predool.com>. He is copied here to get things moving.
All the best,
Donnie
415-902-4 720
On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 12:56 PM, <Susan.Giffin@sfqov.org>
wrote:
Hi Donnie -this sounds good. What are the next steps for our proof
of concept? ·
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
( 415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
From: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
To: "Susan.Giffin@sfgov. org" <susan.qiffin@sfaov.org>
Cc: angel.yee@sfgov.org, "George Mohler (mohler@predool.com)" <mohler@predool. com>, Omar
Qazi <omar@predpol.com>, Zach Friend <zach.friend@gmail.com>
Date: 07/23/12 05:40
Subject: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Susan -
Great to catch up with you again last week. As follow-up to our call
on predictive policing, please find some additional information
Command Staff Presentation: Per your request, we will produce
maps using your data for a presentation to command staff. Zach
Fri end of t he Santa Cruz PD can join as can George Mohler, Omar
Qazi, and I.
Integration: We will want to determine that PredPol can be
integrated in with SFPD's web-based Crime Data Warehouse (to
avoid logging in to two systems). Our goal is minimal work on your
end.
Annual Licensing Fee: $.150,000 with a 50°/o discount for signing up
as one of the 15-20 early showcase cities nationally and a
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commitment for collaboration over the next three years. There are
no new hires or new equipment required. The only additional cost
might involve providing mapping tools in addition to the basic
predictive analysis. This will become more clear as our
conversations continue.
Contacts:
Dr. George Mohler
1
PredPol I mohler@predpol.com
Omar Qazi, PredPol I omar@predpol.com
All the best,
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4720c
predpol.com
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4720 c
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4720 c
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4720 c
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From:
To:
Cc:
Date:
Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
George Mohler <georgemohler@gmail.com>, Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org
George Mohler < mohl er@predpol .com>, omar@predpol.com
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 04:21PM
Page 1 of 4
Subject:
Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Susan & Rod-
We will add homicides for the demo with the caveat that less data (fewer homicides than
burglaries) might mean slightly less effective predictions for homicides.
I've copied Omar to get the technical balls roll ing and am looking for ward to the results!
Thanks,
Donnie
On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 2:52PM, <Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org> wrote:
ok thanks, Rod. Let's try inclUding Homicide if possible. Thank you both!
Susan
Susan Giffin
C.hief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
From:
To:
Cc:
Date:
Subj ect:
Rodrigo Castillo/SFPD/SFGOV
Susan Giffin/SFPD/SFGOV@SFGOV
Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
07124112 12:54
Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Susan,
We can map our crime types into the required categories on the basis of our incodes. It won't take long to
· write a process to do so.
Rodrigo Castillo
Director of IT Applications
SFPD - Technology Division
Office: (415) 553-7342
Email: rodrigo.castillo@sfgov.org
-----Susan Giff1n/SFPD/SFGOV wrote: ---
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To: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>, Rodrigo Castillo/SFPD/SFGOV@SFGOV
From: Susan GiffinlSFPD/SFGOV
Date: 07/24/2012 12:36PM
Subject: Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Page 2 of4
Hi Donnie - Homicide is a priority in the department- and if it is not there it would just beg the question why
not. It would be better if we could include. Are you saying that you need us to somehow translate our crime
types into one of the specific crime types you have below? That would be some kind of manual exercise. Rod,
what do you think? Thanks both.
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
Donnie Fowler --07/24/2012 1 0:49:16---not for this demo there is probably not enough data available in the
short time window of · ,
From: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
To: Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org
Date: 07/24/12 10:49
Subject: Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
not for this demo
there is probably not enough data-available in the short time window of data we will use
but ... how much a priority is homicide for you for this demo? '
On Tue, Ju124, 2012 at 10:31 AM, <Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org> wrote:
no homicide?
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
From:
To:
Cc:
Date:
Subject:
Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org
angel.yee@sfqov.org, Omar Qazi <omar@predpol.com>, Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org
07/23112 21:12
Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Susan-
Next steps for the San Francisco- PredPol proof of concept are:
We need a csv file crime report data including address, date, time and crime type.
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Dates are January 1, 2010 to the present.
The crimes we predict are burglary (res, comm., auto), auto theft, theft, robbery, assault,
battery, and drug crime.
Once we agree to a contract, the csv file transfer will be replaced with a more flexible &
less labor-intensive data pipe.
Omar Qazi is your point person to implement this no-charge demo < omar@predpol.com>.
He is copied here to get things moving.
All the best,
Donnie
415-902-4720
On Mon, Jul23, 2012 at 12:56 PM, <Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org> wrote:
Hi Donnie -this sounds good. What are the next steps for our proof of concept?
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
From: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
To: "Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org" <susan.qiffin@sfgav.org>
Cc: angel.yee@sfgov.org. "George Mohler (mohler@oredpol.com)" <mohler@oredool.com>, Omar 9azi <omar@predpol.com>, Zach Friend
<zach,fri end@qmail.com>
Date: 07/23/12 05:40
Subject: .Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Susan-
Great to catch up with you again last week. As follow-up to our call on predictive poli cing,
please find some additional information
Command Staff Presentation: Per your request, we will produce maps using your data for a
presentation to command staff. Zach Friend of the Santa Cruz PO can join as can George
Mohler, Omar Qazi, and I.
Integration: We will want to determine that PredPol can be integrated in with SFPD's web-
based Crime Data Warehouse (to avoid logging in to two systems) . Our goal is minimal
work on your end.
Annual Licensing Fee: $150,000 with a 50% discount for signing up as one of the 15-20
early showcase cities nationally and a commitment for collaboration over the next three
years. There are no new hires or new equipment required. The only additional cost might
involve providing mapping tools in addition to the basic predictive analysis. This will
become more clear as our conversations continue.
http:/ /sfinail04.sfgov.org/maillrodcastill.nsf/(%24 Inbox)/3EODE64 7D 1 CCB95D 727B07 840 16... 4/2/13
Contacts:
Dr. George Mohler, PredPol/ mohler@predpol.com
Omar Qazi, PredPol/ omar@predpol.com
·All the best,
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4720c
predpol.com
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4720c
Donnie Fowler
i 415-902-4720 c
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4720 c
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From:
To:
Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail. corn>
Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org
Page 1 of2
Cc: angel. yee@sfgov.org, OmarQazi <omar@predpol.com>
1
Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org
Date: Monday, July 23, 2012 09: 12PM
Subject: Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Susan-
Next steps for the San Franci sco- PredPol proof of concept are:
We need a csv file crime report data including address, date
1
t ime and crime type.
Dates are January 1, 2010 to the present.
The crimes we predict are burglary (res, comm., auto), auto theft
1
t heft, r o b b ~ r y , assault
1
battery, and drug crime.
Once we agree to a contract, the csv fi le transfer wi ll be replaced with a more flexible &
less labor-intensive data pipe.
Omar Qazi is your point person to implement this no-charge demo < oma r@predool. com >. He is
copied here to get things 1110ving.
All the best
1
Donnie
415-902-4720
On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 12:56"PM, <Susan.Giffin@sfqov.org> wrote:
' Hi Donnie -this sounds good. What are the next steps for our proof of concept?
Susan
! Susan Giffin
' Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
' From: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmailcom>
' To: "Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org" <susan.gjffin@sfgov.org>
; Cc: angel.yee@sfgov.arq, "George Mohler lmohler@predool.com)" <mohler@predool. com>, Omar Qazi <omar@predpol.com>, Zach Friend
! <zach.friend@gmail. com>
1 Date: 07/23/12 05:40
: Subject: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
. Susan -
Great to catch up with you again last week. As follow-up to our call on
predictive policing, pl ease find some additional information
Command Staff Presentation: Per your request, we will produce maps using
; your data for a presentation to command staff. Zach Friend of the Santa Cruz
' PD can join as can George Mohler, Omar Qazi, and I.
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Integration: We will want to determine that PredPol can be integrated in with
SFPD's web-based Crime Data Warehouse (to avoid logging in to two systems).
Our goal is minimal work on your end.
Annual Licensing Fee: $150,000 with a 50°/o discount for signing up as one of
the 15-20 early showcase cities nationally and a commitment for collaboration
over the next three years. There are no new hires or new equipment required.
The only additional cost might involve providing mapping tools in addition to
the basic predictive analysis. This will become more clear as our conversations
continue.
Contacts:
Dr. George Mohler, PredPol I mohler@predpol.com ·
Omar Qazi, PredPol I omar@predpol.com
All the best,
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4720 c
predpol.com
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4720 c
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From:
To:
Cc:
Omar Qazi <omar@predpol.com>
Steve.Senatori@sfgov.org
Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org, donnie Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2013 08 :45PM
Subject: How's the Setup Going?
Hey Steve,
Just checking in ~ o see how setting up the dat a pipe is going. If
you
1
re having any t rouble please don' t hesitate to shoot me an ema i l
or give me a call any time.
Omar Qazi
PredPol , Inc.
1.310.294 .1593
Sent from my iPhone
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From:
To:
Cc:
Omar Qazi <omar@predpol.com>
Steve.Senatori@sfgov.org
Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org, Gary.Price@sfgov.org, '' Ed Yamada"
<edward. yamada @sfgov .org >
Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 12:24PM
Subject: Re : Contact information for SFPD Project and PredPol
History: 4o This message has been replied to.
Steve,
Ttanks for looking into t his - - so sorry for your loss .
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Unfortul'lately 1 don 't· have much experience wi th ODI, but aft e r revi ewing some
product documentation I think all you have to do is :
1. Create a "model'' that contains the data you want to send PredPol this should be
incident data (Crime Report.s i n RMS ) for the last five - 10 years.
2. Try and get the model to incorporate the foll owing data field:
Place -- Actress and I or Latitude + longitude
Tiwe -- Single event t i me or begin_time, end_time range
Type -- A penal code section or violation code we can use to the type of
crime
Record Number -- To keep track of records , some uni que number that identifies the
record
District -- The City of San Francisco district of the incident .
Event Description -- Other description of the event
3. Ha ve the system run the j ar fil e , and p r ovi de the cqrrect connection
information to the appl ication -- I can help you with this part .
Thanks , and let me know if you want to do a screen shar ing sessi on or anything so
I can help you out with our software.
Omar Qazi
PredPol , Inc.
1 .31 0 . 294 .1593
On Feb 25 , 2013, at 7: 48AM, Steve.Sen atori @sfgov .org wrot e:
> Omar
1
>
> I am building a new ODI on Web logic Ser ver f or this . If you have any
documentati on on this approach, forward it to me or also any standalone
version of the same. Thanks.
>
> Regards ,
>
> Steve
> Steve Senatori
> I.S. Engineer - Principal
> SFPD Techr.ology Division
> 850 Br yant Str eet , Room 454
http:/ /sfmail04.sfgov.org/maillrodcastill.nsf/(%24Inbox)/4EF39DF 1 F41556655B84CBE2CEC... 4/2/ 13
> San Francisco, CA 94103
> Tel : 1 . 415.734.3609
> Fax:l.415. 553.987 0
>
>
> Ori ginal rvJessage ----
> From: Orr.ar Qa zi [ ornar@predpol. corn]
>Sent: 02/15/2Cl3 01:17
> To: St e ve Senatori
> Subject: Re: Contact information for SFPD ?roject and PredPol
>
>
>
> Steve,
>
> Hope you had a go?d week. Just wanted to let you know that I in for
background on Monday and am done with the process from roy e nd now.
>
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> We have backend infrastruct ure for process i ng Sa n Francisco's predictions
already set up, so we're ready whenever you guys are to move f o rward. Shoot me an
email o= give me a call if you want to talk getting the da ta pipe up
running or what info rmat ion we need for db view. I'd be happy to do a screen
sharing session or anything else you need .
>
> Thanks,
> Omar Qazi
> PredPol, Inc.
> 1. 310 . 294.1593
>
> On Feb 4, 2013, at 7 :54AM, Steve.Senatori@sfgov.org wrot e:
>
>>
>> Oraar ,
>>
>> I will look this over and let you know if I have any questions .
>>
>> I would like to set up an online web c onference (OWC) to actually perform
>> these tasks with you guidance. I a l so am i nterested in implement ing Lh is in
>> our Oracle ODI on Weblogic Server to make management and administration
>>easier. Thursday after 11 : 00 PST and Friday most of the work day 8 to 17 : 00
>> PST l ooks open.
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Steve
>> ------Original Message------
>> From: Omar Qazi
>>To: I.S. Engi neer - Principal Steve Senatori
>> Cc: Rodrigo Castillo
>> Cc: Dhruva (Dru ) Kali ta
>> Cc: donnie
>> Cc: Jerry Kmiecik
>> Cc: Mauri c i o Monsalve
>> Cc : mohler
>> Cc : Paul Shergill
http://sfm.ail04.sfgov.org/maillrodcastill.nsf/(%24Inbox)/4EF39DF1F41556655B84CBE2CEC... 4/2/13
>> Cc: Sharon Tsang
>> Subject: Re: Contact information for SFPD Project and PredPo l
>> Sent: Feb 1 , 2013 13: 28
>>
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>>All, Hope everythi ng is going well with San Francisco and Oracle . I'm still
>> working L1rough the bac kground process, but I thought I'd send you some
>> resources t o hel p you get started integrating with San Frar.cisco ' s
>> Data Warehouse. Attached is a Data Processing Overview for PredPol ,
>> as well as the data pipe software used to t ransmi t records . To u se the data
>>pipe: 1. Ext ract the attached zip fi l e using the password "predpol4o r acle''.
>> 2. Test your conne ction to the ora cle database by running 'java - jar
>> ConnectionTest.jar "connection_string" "username'' "password" 3. Run the
>>data pipe using java - jar PredPol. j ar After the dat a pipe is running, we
>> will work together on £ield mappings t o correctly precess the data. Shoot
>> me an emai l give me a call if you have any questi ons.
>> Steve Senatori
>> I.S. Engineer-
>> SFPD Technology Division
>> 850 Br yant Street, Room 454
>> San Francisco, CA 94103
>> Tel:1.415.734 . 3609
>> Fax:l.415.553.9870
>>
>>
>
>
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From:
To:
Omar Qazi <omar@predpol.com>
Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org, Steve. Senatori@sfgov.org
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Cc: George Mohler .<mohler@predpol.com>, Caleb Baskin <caleb@predpol.com>, donnie
Fowler <donnie@predpol.com>
Date:
Subject:
Thursday, February 21, 2013 10:57PM
PredPol Setup Final Step
Rod and Steve,
Hope everything i s going wel l . I'm pl eased to report that we ' ve
fini shed setting up the background infrastructur e for San Franci sco
and are ready to process data and generate predictions . I a l r eady gave
Steve a copy of the software used t o securely pass data through
predict i on servers, pre- configured with San Francisco's connection
informat ion.
We can li terally start predictions for you tomorrow if the
software is hooked up properly to a database view. I've talked to o ur
other founders about this, and as Bay P.rea residents we're really
excited to be abl e to share this with you as soon as you ' re ready . Let
us know what we can do to help ycu complete this last step.
Orr.ar Qazi
PredPol , !:Jc.
1.310. 294 . 1593
Sent from my iPad
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From:
To:
Omar Qazi <omar@predpol.com>
Steve .Senatori @sfgov .org
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Cc: Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org, "Dhruva (Dru) Kalita" <dhruva.kalita@oracle.com>,
"donnie" <donnie@predpol.com>, "Jerry Kmiecik" <gerald.kmiecik@oracle.com>,
Mauricio.Monsalve@SFGOV.ORG, "mohler" < mohler@predpol.com> , "Paul Shergill"
<paul .shergill@oracle.com>, Sharon.Tsang@sfgov.org
Date: Wednesday, February 06, 2013 04: 06PM
Subject: Re: Contact information for SFPD Project and PredPol
Steve,
Sounds great, I'd love to help you set t he software up ! Unfortunatel y I 'm busy
tomorrow but I can do any time Friday o r week.
Omar
On Feb 4, 2013, at 7:54 AM, Steve.Senatori@sfgov.org wrote:
>
> Omar,
>
> I will look this over and let you know if I have any ques1:ions.
>
> I woul d like t o set up an online web conference (OWC) t o actually perform
> these tasks wi th you guida nce. I al so am interested in implementing thi s in
> our Oracle OOI on Webl ogi c Server to make and adninistration
>eas ier. Thurs day after 11 :00 PST and Friday most o f the work day 8 to 17:00
> PST looks open.
>
> Thanks .
>
> Regards,
>
> Steve
> - ---- - Original Message------
> From: Omar Qazi
> To: I.S . Engineer - Principal Steve Senatori
> Cc: Rodrigo Castillo
> Cc: Dhruva (Dru) Kalita
> Cc: donnie
> Cc: Jerry Kmiecik
> Cc : Mauricio Monsalve
> Cc : mohler
> Cc : Paul Shergill
> Cc: Sharon Tsang
> Subject : Re: Contact information for SFPD Proj ect and PredPol
> Sent: Feb 1, 2013 13:28
>
>All, Hope is going well with San Francisco and Oracle. I ' m st ill
>working through the background proc ess , but I thought I'd ser;d y ou some
>resources t o h elp you get started integrating PredPol with San
> Crime Dat a Warehouse . Attached is a Data Processing Overview :or PredPol ,
> as wel l as the dat a pipe software used to records . To use the data
>pipe: 1. Extract the attached zip file using the password "predpol4oracle".
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> 2 . Test your con nection to the oracle database by r unning 'java - jar
> Connect i onTes t . jar " connection_string '' " usernane '' "pa sswor d " 3. Run t he
> data pipe using java -j ar Pred Pol . j ar the data pipe is running, we
> will work t ogether on fiel d to correct l y the data . Shoot
>me ar: emai l o r give me a cal l if you have any quest i ons .
> Steve Sena t ori.
> I. S. En gineer - Principal
> SFPD Technology Division
> 850 Bryant Street , Room 454
> San Fr ancisco, CA 94103
> Tel : l . 415.734.3609
> Fax : 1 . 415 . 553 . 98 70
>
>
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From:
To:
Omar Qazi <omar@predpol.com>
Steve.Senatori@sfgov.org
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Cc:
Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org, ''Dhruva (Dru) Kalita" <dhruva.kalita@oracle.com>,
donnie@predpol.com, "Gerald Kmiecik" <gerald.kmiecik@oracle.com>,
Mauricio.Monsalve@SFGOV.ORG, mohler@predpol.com, "Paul Shergill"
<paul.shergill@oracle.com>, Sharon.Tsang@sfgov.org
Date: Friday, February 01, 2013 01:27PM
Subject: Re: Contact information for SFPD Project and PredPol
All,
Hope everything is going well with San Francisco and Oracle. I'm still working through the
background process, but I though_t I'd send you some resources to help you get started
integrating PredPol with San Francisco's Crime Data Warehouse.
Attached is a Data Processing Overview for PredPol, as well as the data pipe software used to
transmit records.
To use the data pipe:
1. Extract the attached zip file using the password "predpol4oracle".
2. Test your connection to the oracle database by running 'java -jar
ConnectionTest.jar "connection_string" "username" "password"
3. Run the data pipe using jav9 -jar PredPol.jar
After the data pipe is running, we will work together on field mappings to correctly process the
data.
Shoot me an email or give me a ca·ll if you have any questions.
~ ~ 1 Data Processing Overview.pdf Type: application/pdf
~ Name: Data Processing Overview. pdf
http://predpol-assets.s3.amazonaws.com/pipe- jars/predpol-sf.zip
Omar Qazi
Predpol, Inc.
1.310.294.1593
On Dec 18, 2012, at 3:46 PM, Steve.Senatori@sfgov.org wrote:
Ornar,
Thank you.
Could you please send us the technical specifications for the data traffic composition and flows
between PredPol and a typical PD site behind a firewall and any other special requirements you
might have for making this work.
http://sfrnail04.sfgov.org/mail/rodcastill.nsf/(%24Inbox)/BC8C218F7165EBE50EOAA3CA34... 4/2/ 13
Thanks again.
Regards,
STeve
Steve Senatori
SFPD
IS Engineer- Principal
850 Bryant Room 454
San Francisco, CA, 94103-4603
Office: 415.734.3609 & Fax: 415.553.9870
From: Rodrigo Castillo/SFPDISFGOV
To; donnie@predpol.com, mohler@predpol.com, omar@predpol.com
Cc: "Gerald Kmiedk" <gerald.kmiecik@orage.com>, "Dhruva (Dru} Kalita" <dhruva.kalita@oracle.com>, "Paul Shergill"
<paul.shergill@oracle.com>, Steve Senatori/SFPD/SFGOV@SFGOV, Sharon Tsang/SFPD/SFGOV@SFGOV, Mauricio
Monsalve/SFPDISFGOV@SFGOV
Date: 12/18112 03:06PM
Subject: Contact information for SFPD Project and PredPol
Omar ..
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You will find all the contact information for our Oracle Team and SFPD Team on the cc box of this
message's header:
1. Gerald Kmiecik -Oracle PM
2. Paul Shergill -Oracle Team
3. Dhruva Kalita - Oralce Team
4. Steve Senatori - SFPD DBNOperations
5. Mauricio Monsalve - SFPD Applications
6. Sharon Tsang - SFPD Applications
Steve,
Your main contact at PredPol will be:
1. OmarQasi PredPol Team
Thanks,
Rodrigo Castillo
Director of Applications
SFPD Technology Division
850 Bryant St, Room 419
Office: (415) 553-7342
Email: rodrigo.castillo@sfoov.org
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Attachments:
Data Processing Overview.pdf
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JANUARY 2013
Data Processing Overview
Prepared for San Francisco Police Department
Data Processing Overview 1 PredPol Confidential
DESIGNED FOR ADVANCED ANALYTICS
At Predpol, we believe that every law enforcement should have access to advanced
data analytics. That's why we've designed our prediction systems to be simple and
secure right out of the box. By taking advantage of Predpol's advanced data center in
Dallas, Texas; law enforcement gains access to vast computational resources without
any of the costs typically associated with building, maintaining and securing a large
data center over time. In this document, the prediction data processing workflow is
detailed from end to end.
The Data Pipe and Your Database
The process begins with the data pipe, a simple Java process that will run on a server
within your network. Though any machine capable of running Java applications should
suffice, we recommend choosing a machine with at least 512MB of RAM for 32 bit
systems, or 1 GB of RAM for 64 bit systems. The software should be installed on a
machine with access to your RMS Relational Database Server. Your staff will need to
set up an account to connect to the relational database with appropriately limited
access permissions. This account should be limited to read only access to only the
necessary tables or views.
We recognize that infrastructure quality and staff technical expertise vary greatly from
place to place. For this reason, we've included simpler data import options to support
any kind of infrastructure. If your staff is unable to provision database access as
described above, the data pipe can accept any primitive data exchange format, such
as CSV. In this setup, an external program will save a "snapshot" of your data to disk at
regular intervals to a fixed location. The data pipe will then read from this file at regul ar
intervals as if it were your relational database using a CSV JDBC adapter.
WARNING
Predpol does not recommend data exchange using simple formats like CSV. Dumping data to disk at regular
intervals allows any malicious user with access to the file system to see a complete history of every incident that
occurred in your jurisdiction. In contrast, relational databases require authentication for every connection, only
transfer the latest changes rather than full data, and allow RMS Servers to maintain detailed logs of what was
accessed. With JDBC connections, small amounts of data are only stored in RAM for a few seconds at a time. With
CSV, unencrypted complete data will be visible on the system hard disk at all times. If you choose CSV for its
simplicity and ease of use, Predpol should not be held liable for any data loss or interception related to non-Predpol
software dumping CSV to disk, including but not limited to vulnerabilities in non-Predpol software, operating
systems, or local networks. At the time of writing, every Predpol customer has chosen to interface directly with the
data pipe using JDBC.
Data Processing Overview 1 PredPol Confidential 2
Encryption and Propagation
Once a data store has been establisheq and connected to the data pipe, the
encryption and propagation process will begin. The data store is required to include
data for the begin end date-time, crime type, address, event description,
record number, and district number of each incident record. Thls is the only information
required by Predpol, and all police personal data will. be left untouched. The data pipe
will ask only for records that were changed since the last query (unless you are using a
primitive data store), and will never query for any data beyond what is needed. In order
to prevent unauthorized modification of the data query, every data pipe configuration
file is cryptographically signed vyith RSA. This ensures that only Predpol can modify
behavior of the data pipe.
After data is retrieved from the data store, a 256 bit AES key is chosen using a
cryptographically secure random number generator from the Java runtime library. The
key is chosen from the full key space of 2A256 possible keys. A new key is chosen
randomly once for every 250 records or less. For example, if the data pipe needs to
process 1050 records, it will split the data into five pieces, each with its own randomly
generated key. Since each small piece requires its own key for decryption, a total of
five keys are needed to entirely reconstruct the original data.
How secure is 256 bit AES?
Advanced Encryption Standard, or AES, is a specification for encryption of electronic data established through a
contest held by the United States federal government. AES is a symmetric cipher that encrypts data using a 256 bit
key. Thus, there are 2
25
6 (1. 1579 x 1 077) possible keys. If an attacker with a super computer capable of processing 1
trill ion decryption attempts per second were to try and brute force decryption, it would take 3.669 x 1Q57 years.
That's about 2. 7 x 10
47
times longer than the age of the universe, all to decipher the time, place, and crime type of
250 records. Furthermore, the AES encrypted data is encrypted once agafn before being transmitted over the wire.
Protecting your data is our highest priority, and we fol low new developments in security closely to keep PredPol safe.
The encryption keys used to encrypt each piece of data will be reconstructed at
Predpol's data center using 2048 bit RSA encryption with pre-shared keys generated
at installation time. In essence, the combination of AES and RSA creates a "direct line"
to Predpol's prediction servers, allowing the data pipe and Predpol's prediction servers
to communicate freely Without the threat of interception. After the results of the two
encryption steps are combined to form a single encrypted data payload, the raw data
and encryptions keys are wiped from RAM. The resulting encrypted data payload can
only be understood by Predpol's prediction severs. At this point, even the data pipe
that generated the payload can no longer decipher it. All unencrypted data has now
been flushed from memory and is present nowhere on the machine.
Data Processing Overview 1 PredPol Confidential 3
The data pipe is responsible for properly propagating the data to Predpol's data center.
Before beginning, all data, including the request information itself, is encrypted once
more using TLS. The data pipe has been hardcoded to send requests only to Predpol 's
data center. Once Predpol 's data centers have processed the data, the servers will
return a set of response values to the data pipe.
Two request I response values are of particular interest to us. Included with every
request is an encrypted authentication string, which is used at the data center to
determine whether the requesting client is valid. On response, the data center is
expected to return the correct response to the authentication string. Not only can the
server be sure that the cli ent is valid, but the client can be sure that the server is truly a
. .
valid PredPol server designated to receive data. Predpol then goes one step further: at
request , a unique random value is generated, encrypted, and sent to the server. The
server is then expected to decrypt and return the original random naught value in its
response. This random value uniquely fingerprints each request I response pair so that
a valid response can not be saved and used for malicious purposes like blocking data
flow.
Should the data pipe or relay detect any irregularity in their data transmission
protocols, the data pipe will halt immediately until the problem can be reviewed by an
engineer at P'redpol. With these protections in place, outside interception of data is
vi rtually impossible.
Prediction Computation
After data has been received by Predpol's servers, it is processed and sorted into a
relational database. No personal data is collected or stored. A full database table
schema is included on the final page. No police data beyond what is described in t he
schema is stored or accessed in any way at this time. All sensitive data wil l be
encrypted on disk until it is required. As they are needed, subsets of the data are
retrieved from the database and processed through Predpol's prediction servers. The
prediction servers wi ll cache intermediate prediction results in a separate relat ional
database similar to the one used to buffer input data. All database servers have been
disconnected from the internet, and have remote login disabled as well. Your finalized
prediction results are calculated in real time as you interface with the web application.
Intermediate prediction data is retained indefinitely to allow you to access past data,
provide feedback on prediction effectiveness as well as to allow for improvements in
the algorithm over time.
Data Processing Overview / PredPol Confidential 4
Physical security is overseen by Rackspace, a recognized industry leader in advanced
data center management and security. Together with NASA. Rackspace has developed
an open specification for a modern data center called OpenStack. As such, Predpol is
capable of running in any OpenStack compliant data center. As Rackspace has
developed the standard themselves, and is recognized as a leader in this space,
Predpol has chosen to partner with Rackspace for physical security and management
at this time.
Support and Maintenance
For security, remote access to our prediction has been severely limited. Root
login is disabled altogether, and remote capable users Qre limited to only a few relevant
directories for support and maintenance. Remote login using passwords has been
disabled in favor of RSA key based authentication, which ensures that logins can only
be attempted by designated .Predpol support staff. All remote communication is
encrypted with 2048 bit RSA, using a secure shell (SSH2).
Security updates and features enhancements will be pushed into the data center
remotely tram time to time at no additional charge. To prevent human error and
unauthorized access, all remote updates are by a secure automated
deployment system utilizing a secure shell (SSH2). The automated deployment system
will automatically test updates to make sure they function properly before taking the
system live, ensuring that technical errors will not affect the availability of Predpol.
Additional Questions
Security is incredibly important to us at Predpol . If you have any additional questions
regarding the architecture of our advanced prediction systems, please feel free to
email us at security@predgol.com.
Data Processing Overview I PredPol Confidential
5
From:
To:
Date:
Subject:
Omar Qazi <omar@predpol.com>
Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 02:42PM
Re: Getting Started with the Background Check
Great, thanks!
Omar Qazi
Predpol, Inc.
1.310.294.1593
On Dec 11, 2012
1
at 2:34 PM, Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org wrote :
Hi Omar,
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I'm sorry that the ball was dropped somewhere at this end. I will try to find out what
happened and get this process rolling.
Thanks,
Rodrigo Castillo
Director of Applicati·ons
SFPD Technology Division .
850 Bryant St, Room 419'
Office : (415) 553-7342
Em a i I: rod riqo. castiflo@sfgov. org
-----Omar Qazi <omar@oredpol.com> wrote: -----
To: "Rodriqo.Castillo@sfgov.org" <Rodrigo.Castiflo@sfgov.org>
From: Omar Qazi <omar@predpol.com>
Date: 12/11/2012 02:00PM
Subject: Getting Started with the Background Check
Rod,
Just wanted to let you know I don ' t think I ever got contacted by
anyone to begin the backgr ound check. I think I heard we ' re having our
first implementat i on meeting next week so ~ t ' d probably be a g ood idea
to get this star ted.
Thanks ,
Omar Qa zi
E>redpol , Inc.
1.310.294 .1593
http://sfmail04.sfgov.org/mail/rodcastill.nsf/(%24Inbox)/47749B57CE7C4ElE5DBA43CE3D.. . 4/2/13
From:
To:
Omar Qazi <omar@predpol.com>
Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org
Date: Thursday, November 08, 2012 04:45PM
Subject: Re: Omar Qazi (Predpol) Contact Information
No problem, I appreciate it.
Omar
On Nov 8, 2012, at 4:40 PM, Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org wrote:
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That's what I was afraid of. I'll light a fire under someone at Backgrounds tomorrow
morning. Sorry about the delay.
Rodrigo Castillo
Director of Applications
SFPD Technology Division
850 Bryant St, Room 419
Office: (415) 553-7342
Email: rodrigo.castillo@sfgov.org
- ----Omar Qazi < omar@oredool.com> wrote: ----
To: Rodrigo. Castillo@sfgov .orq
From: Omar Qazi <omar@predpol.com>
Date: 11/08/2012 04:25PM
Subject: Re: Omar Qazi (Predpol) Contact Information
Rod,
I haven't heard from anyone yet. I 'll watch out for a call or email though.
Omar Qazi
Predpol, Inc.
1.310.294. 1593
On Nov 8, 2012, at 2:54PM, Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org wrote:
Omar,
Did you receive a call or e-mail from a SFPD Investigator? I sent your
information to them on Monday. You should have heard from them. If
not, please let me know as soon as possible.
Thank you,
Rodrigo Castillo
http://sfinail04.sfgov.org/mail/rodcastill.nsf/(%24Inbox)/29F2B49B40BlA4D87839B97589A ... · 4/2/13
Director of Applications
SFPD Technology Division
850 Bryant St, Room 419
Office: (415) 553-7342
Email: rodrigo.castillo@sfgov.org
-----Omar Qazi <omar@predpol.com> wrote: -----
To: Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org
From: Omar Qazi <omar@predpol.com>
Date: 11/04/2012 08:14PM
Subject: Omar Qazi (Predpol) Contact Information
Rod,
I t was great t o meet you last week. As requested, I ' ve
i ncluded my cont a ct information bel ow so we can get started
on background checks and schedul e a prelimi nary i ntegrat ion
meeti ng wi t h your p eople from Oracle.
Onar Qazi
Phone: 1. 3 10.294 . 1593
Emai l:
Current Address:
461 La f a yette Way
Apa rtment 2
Santa Ca lifornia 95050
Thanks,
Omar Qazi
Predpol, Inc .
1 .310.294.15 93
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From:
To:
Cc:
Omar Qazi <omar@predpol.com>
Rodrlgo.Castillo@sfgov.org
Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>, Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org
Date: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 12: 55PM
Subject: Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
History: ·:i· This message has been replied to.
Yes, this is fine.
Omar
On Jul 25, 2012, at 12:53 PM, Rodriqo.Castillo@sfqov.org wrote :
Donnie,
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We have over 271,000 records for the time period you requested. They won't all f it
on a single csv file. We can try breaking it down to 6 month increments and sending
you multiple csv files. Will that work for you? ·
Rodrigo Castil lo
Director of IT Applications
SFPD - Technology Division
Office: (415) 553-7342
Email: rod riga .casti llo@sfqov .org
-----Donnie Fowler <dfowler@qmail.com> wrote: -----
To: Rodrigo.Castillo@sfgov.org
From: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@qmail.com>
Date: 07/25/2012 10:32AM
Cc: Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org, Omar Qazi <omar@predpol.com>
Subject: Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Rod-
Only the primary charge.
-Donnie
On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 8:33AM, <Rodrigo. Castillo@sfgov.org> wrote:
· Susan & Donnie,
When an Incident contains multiple charges, do we want only a record for the
primary charge (UCR rules) or do we want a record for each of the charges?
Rodrigo Castillo
http:/ /sfmail04. sfgov.org/mail/rodcastill.nsf/(%24Inbox)/58D445 08A98DF AA 1 736E43BDC5... 4/2/13
Director of IT Applications
SFPD- Technology Division
Office: (415) 553-7342
Email: rodriqo.castillo@sfgov.org
. -----Susan Giffin/SFPD/SFGOV wrote: -----
To: Rodrigo Castillo/SFPD/SFGOV@SFGOV
From: Susan Giffin/SFPD/SFGOV
Date: 07/24/2012 02:52PM
Cc: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@qmail.com>
Subject: Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
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ok thanks, Rod. Let's try including Homicide if possible. Thank you
both!
Susan
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(415) 553-1481 (Angel Vee)
Rodrigo Castillo---07/24/2012 12:54:17---susan, We can map our crime
types into the r equired categories on the basis of our incodes. It wo
From: Rodrigo Castillo/SFPD/SFGOV
To: Susan Giffin/SFPD/SFGOV@SFGOV
Cc: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@qmail.com>
Date: 07/24/12 12:54
Subject: Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Susan,
We can map our crime types into the required categories on the
basis of our incodes. It won't take long to write a process to do so.
Rodrigo Castillo
Director of IT Applications
SFPD - Technology Division
Office: (415) 553-7342
Email: rodriqo.castillo@sfqov.org
http://sfinail04.sfgov .org/mail/rodcastill.nsf/(%24Inbox)/58D44508A98DF AA 1 7 36E43BDC5.. . 4/2113
-----Susan Giffin/SFPD/SFGOV wrote: -----
To: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>, Rodrigo
Castillo/SFPD/SFGOV@SFGOV
From: Susan Giffin/SFPD/SFGOV
Date: 07/24/2012 12:36PM
Subject: Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow-Up
Hi Donnie - Homicide is a priority in the department - and if it is
not there it would just beg the question why not. It would be
better if we could include. Are you saying that you need us to
somehow translate our crime types into one of the specific crime
types you have below? That would be some kind of manual
exercise. Rod, what do you think? Thanks both.
Susan ·
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
( 415) 553-14_81 (Angel Yee)
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Donnie Fowler 10:49:15---not for this demo there is probably not
enough data available in the short time window of
From: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
To : Susan. Giffin@sfgov .orq
Date: 07/24/12 10:49
subject: Re: Predictive Policing & SFPD Follow- Up
not for this demo
there is probably not enough data available in the short time
window of data we will use
but ... how much a priority is homicide for you for this demo?
On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 10:31 AM, <Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org>
wrote:
no homicide?
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Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer( SFPD
( 415) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
From: Donnie Fowler <dfowler@gmail.com>
To: Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org
Cc: angel.yee@sfgov.org, Omar Qazi <omar@predool.com>,
Rodrigo. Castil/o@sfgov. org
Date: 07/23/12 21:12
Subject: R.e: Predicti ve Pol icing & SFPD Follow-Up
Susan -
Next steps for the San Francisco - PredPol proof of
concept are:
We need a csv file crime report data including address,
date, t ime and crime type.
Dates are January 1, 2010 to the present.
The crimes we predict are burglary (res, comm., auto),
auto theft, theft, robbery, assault, battery, and drug
crime.
Once we agree to a contract, the csv file transfer will be
replaced with a more flexible & less labor-intensive data
pipe.
Omar Qazi is your point person to implement this no-
charge demo< omar@predpol.com>. He is copied here
to get things moving.
All the best,
Donnie
415-902-4720
On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 12:56 PM,
<Susan .Gifftn@sfgov.org> wrote:
Hi Donnie -this sounds good. What are the next steps
for our proof of concept?
Susan
http://sfmail04.sfgov.org/maiVrodcastill.ns£'(%24Jnbox)/58D4450RA9RDF A A
ti/1/11
Susan Giffin
Chief Information Officer, SFPD
(
415
) 553-1481 (Angel Yee)
f . Donnie f owler <dfowler@gmail.com>

"Susan.Giffin@sfgov.org" <susan.giffin@sfgov.org> I )"
o. "G Mohl er (mohl er@predpo .com
Cc: angel.yee@sfgov.org, eorge @ d ol com> Zach friend
<mohler@predpol.com>, Omar Qazl <gmar a pre p . '
<zach.friend@qmail .com>
Date: 07/23/ 12 05:40
Subj ect : Predictive Policing & SFPD Foll ow-Up
Susan -
of b
Great to catch up with you again last week._ As follow-up
to our call on predictive policing, please find some
addit ional information
Command Staff Presentation: Per your request, we will
produce maps using your.' data for a presentation to
command staff. Zach Friend of the Santa Cruz PD can
join as can George Mohler, Omar Qazi, and I.
Integration: We will want to determine that PredPol can
be integrated in with SFPD's web-based Crime Data
Warehouse (to avoid logging in to t wo systems). Our
goal is minimal work on your end.
Annual Licensing Fee: $150,000 with a 50°/o discount for
signing up as o·ne of the 15-20 early showcase cities
nationally and a commitment for coll aborat ion over the
next three years. There are no new hires or new
equipment required. The only additional cost might
involve providing mapping tools in addition to the basic
predictive analysis. This will become more clear as our
conversations continue.
Contacts:
Dr. George Mohler, PredPol I mohler@predpol.com
Omar Qazi, PredPol I omar@predpol.com
All the best,
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4720c
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predpol.com
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4720 c
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4720 c
Donnie Fowler
415-902-4720 c
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