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Minority report: Predicting where to put your policeman

11 November 2013

"In about 2000, we started using techniques from epidemiology to see whether the risk of burglary spreads like disease," said Professor Shane Johnson (UCL Security & Crime Science). "And that's what we found: if a burglary occurs at one location, very swiftly others nearby are more likely." Read: CNBC