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Analytics for Prevention: Using Data to Combat Crime

There is a proven solution for making communities safer by diagnosing high crime areas, and it was developed at Rutgers.
Risk terrain modeling uses data and technology to help the public and police work together to analyze crime patterns, prioritize responses, and take action. The results are decisive: a 30% reduction in crime.

Rutgers Is Where Excellence Is Earned

Standing among the nation's leading research universities, Rutgers is acclaimed for the excellent achievements of our people and for their contributions to society in the pursuit of education, research, and health care.