Why Hundreds of Mathematicians Are Boycotting Predictive Policing

Torri Donley

Photo credit: Tasos Katopodis – Getty Images From Popular Mechanics Mathematicians at universities across the country are halting collaborations with police departments across the U.S. A June 15 letter was sent to the trade journal Notices of the American Mathematical Society, announcing the boycott. Typically, mathematicians work with police departments […]