Proactive policing as reinforcement learningDownload PDF

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Keywords: Predictive policing, reinforcement learning, proactive policing, Hawkes process
TL;DR: Preditive policing models are reinforcement learning models, which also applies to proactive policing, therefore it can be shown they also lead to overpolicing
Abstract: Recent analyses of predictive policing have shown the inherent biases in such systems. We show that the models considered in fact apply to proactive policing in general, which can be also viewed as a reinforcement learning system, and thus may also lead to over-policing.
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