Baylor Model Helps Predict Crime in the City of Waco
Borowick, Kent, Baylor Business Review
In 1991, the Waco Police Department and other city officials were looking at ways to reduce crime in Waco. "All of us wanted to make better use of the information contained in crime report records," says Robert Cervenka, the city's urban planner. "We approached Baylor University in the hope that they could provide the technical expertise to design and implement a system for analyzing and predicting criminal activity."
The project found its way to professors Kris Moore and Samuel Seaman in the Hankamer School of Business. "We welcomed the project," says Seaman. "We felt it was a unique opportunity to work on a significant real world problem using statistics and information …
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Publication information: Article title: Baylor Model Helps Predict Crime in the City of Waco. Contributors: Borowick, Kent - Author. Magazine title: Baylor Business Review. Volume: 12. Issue: 2 Publication date: Fall 1994. Page number: 6+. © Baylor University, Hankamer School of Business Spring 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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