With technology rapidly evolving, police forces across the world have been searching for solutions that can help them stop crime and police more effectively. Enter, Predictive Policing. This technology has been conceptualised, implemented and in some cases, even let go, in different parts of the globe. Predictive Policing introduces a whole new dimension of policing, eerily similar to sci-fi movies and television shows. So just what is this technology? How does it work? Why is it controversial? Let's find out.