Birmingham, Alabama

Reducing gun violence through data-driven predictive-policing

Officers and police dogs standing around a fountain

Site Overview

Agency

Birmingham Police Department

Research Partner

Tashauna Goldsby, Ph.D., University of Alabama, Birmingham, Joshua Jones, StrategyWise, Jarralynne Agee, City of Birmingham, & Charles Woods, Ph.D., Miles College.

Primary Focus

Gun Violence

SPI Strategy

Data-driven policing, Predictive policing

Funded Year

2017

Site Profile

Mid-sized urban area of 148.5 sq. miles with a population of 212,237