Curator’s Talk: From Blotters to Big Data



01/10/2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm




401 E St NW, Washington, DC 20001

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Join Rebecca Looney, Senior Director of Exhibits and Programs, for an intimate and informal talk about the history of data use in policing. Learn how officers used recorded information about arrests and citizen interactions to better understand their city. See the connection between handwritten blotters and big data computers of today. Experience the curators only area of the Museum. This talk is hosted in conjunction with the Museum’s upcoming Conversations program, Predictive Policing: Forecasting Crime with Big Data on February 7th.

Free with paid museum admission ticket.