crime http://www.kplu.org en Seattle, Tacoma rolling out new ‘predictive policing’ software http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-tacoma-rolling-out-new-predictive-policing-software <p>Imagine you could predict crime the same way weather forecasters issue storm warnings. &nbsp;</p><p>It’s happening – with new software recently deployed in Seattle and Tacoma. Police precincts in both cities hope it will help them allocate patrols more effectively.</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 01:49:25 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 7875 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle, Tacoma rolling out new ‘predictive policing’ software King, Pierce county prosecutors dismiss more than 200 marijuana cases http://www.kplu.org/post/king-pierce-county-prosecutors-dismiss-more-200-marijuana-cases <p>Prosecutors for King and Pierce counties announced this afternoon that all misdemeanor marijuana cases in their counties have been dropped.</p><p>With legal possession of up to an ounce of pot just around the corner, King County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Satterberg said that dismissing these cases is the right thing to do.</p><p> Fri, 09 Nov 2012 23:37:37 +0000 KPLU News Staff 7073 at http://www.kplu.org King, Pierce county prosecutors dismiss more than 200 marijuana cases