Some of you may recall Bratton is the American who is being brought in by the Cameron conservative government in the UK to deal with the problems resulting from their terrible rioting earlier this fall.
These sources, here and here, on hot spot policing strongly support the statements made here by Bratton, as a type of analysis and solution to certain kinds of problems, in this case, crime. It would be fascinating to see if this technique, which is proven to reduce crime has a causal correlation to crime reduction in contrast to the non-causal correlation to crime and concealed or open carry.
For those of you who have a curiosity about the reference to hot spotting as an approach to educational achievement problems mentioned in the video clip below, you can read about that here. For those of you who are interested in the health care reference to hot spot analysis and problem solving, referenced in this clip, you can read about that here.
From the Dylan Ratigan show: