Senior official stresses use of big data, AI in policing

Source: Xinhua| 2017-07-13 20:47:36|Editor: An
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GUIYANG, July 13 (Xinhua) -- A senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official has called on the country's police force to make full use of big data technology and artificial intelligence (AI).

Meng Jianzhu, a member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and head of the Commission for Political and Legal Affairs of the CPC Central Committee, made the remarks during a two-day inspection in southwest China's Guizhou Province, which concluded Wednesday.

Guizhou has been a pioneer of the application of big data technology in various sectors including police work.

Meng asked public security authorities nationwide to improve coordination and innovate case investigations and command system to curb new types of crimes and trans-regional crimes.

He also urged increased efforts on social management and judicial reforms to create a sound social environment for the 19th CPC National Congress scheduled for later this year.

In a separate occasion, Chief Justice Zhou Qiang also called for development of big data applications in the country's court system.

KEY WORDS: artificial intelligence