Law Enforcement

Law enforcement biometrics refers to applications of biometric systems which aid law enforcement agencies. This is a wide-ranging category and can include AFIS, ABIS, mobile identification systems, criminal ID solutions, fingerprint recognition, surveillance, as well as access control systems. Read our research report on biometrics and law enforcement.

New Zealand Police hope to upgrade to “advanced facial recognition technology” in the near future, according to a report published…

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Green Bit showcasing new faster, smaller products at ID4Africa

Green Bit is demonstrating several new live scan readers for law enforcement and civil ID applications at ID4Africa this week…

 

SuperCom’s electronic monitoring and tracking platform being deployed in Eastern Texas

SuperCom has won a new contract to provide its PureSecurity Electronic Monitoring (EM) suite of GPS and home detention offender…

 

Welsh police match fingerprint from WhatsApp image

South Wales Police have convicted a drug dealer on 11 charges based on fingerprints captured from a photograph in a…

 

U.S. Homeland Security collecting migrant biometrics in Mexico

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has installed “scores” of screening terminals in detention centers to collect biometric data from…

 

Social media, databases, behavioral identifiers said future of law enforcement biometrics

“We think the next wave of advancement for biometrics [for law enforcement] will come from a social context through ……

 

Real-time facial recognition reported to be available on police body cameras by the fall

Body cameras with real-time facial recognition capabilities are currently being developed by several technology companies, in cooperation with police departments,…

 

Scottish Independent Advisory Group recommends oversight measures for police biometrics system

A Scottish Independent Advisory Group on Biometric Data has made a series of recommendations regarding the use of biometrics by…

 

U.S. law enforcement reportedly using fingerprints of deceased victims and suspects to access iPhones

U.S. law enforcement agencies have accessed iPhones owned by deceased victims and criminal suspects through Touch ID, sources revealed to…

 

LASD deploys NEC multimodal biometric identification solution

As of January 7, 2018, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) is fully utilizing NEC’s Integra ID 5 Multimodal…

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