LAPD Base CaseBy Elizabeth Bennett | Posted 2006-02-07 Email Print
Serious crime is down in the nation's second-largest city. A big reason for the drop: LAPD's use of an analytics system to tailor its enforcement strategies.
LAPD Base Case
Headquarters: Parker Center, 150 N. Los Angeles St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 847-0080
Business: Prevent crime and improve the quality of life for 3.8 million residents of Los Angeles.
Chief Information Officer: Tim Riley
Financials: $1.03 billion budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2005.
Challenge: Protect 465 square miles with 9,300 police officers. Reduce crime more than 5% for the third year in a row.
- Reduce violent and property crimes by 8% in 2006, from 140,601 crimes in 2005.
- Increase the number of hidden cameras in the Skid Row area of downtown from 20 to 68.
- Increase the number of police officers from 9,302 to 9,552.