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News A rare look inside LAPD's use of data

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  1. 2017/09/14

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    A college professor's two-and-a-half year project has brought the cutting edge of police work out of the shadows.

    Since 2011, Silicon Valley-based software firm Palantir has helped the Los Angeles Police Department analyze data, ranging from license plates photos, to rap sheets, traffic tickets, listings of foreclosed properties and more.

    The company, which also works with government agencies such as the CIA and FBI, is quietly transforming how police operate. Palantir doesn't reveal how many clients are using its tools, but police departments in both California and New York have previously worked with the company.

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