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.

The UK Parliament’s Science and Technology Committee has slammed the approach of the Home Office to retaining images for facial…

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Biometrica integrates database with VSBLTY platform for stadium and event security

Criminal-tracking firm Biometrica Systems has successfully integrated its UMbRA database with the VSBLTY VECTOR platform to provide security and surveillance…

 

Privacy groups call on Amazon to stop marketing facial recognition technology to police

Privacy activists including the American Civil Liberties Union are asking Amazon to stop marketing its Rekognition technology to police, out…

 

Police body camera maker Axon weighs implementation of real-time facial recognition

Real-time face recognition could soon be coming to law enforcement body cameras, as Axon, the largest supplier of the devices…

 

Report says North Korea supplying fingerprint, facial recognition technology around the world

Under cover of front companies, aliases, and freelancing websites, North Korean companies have been selling fingerprint scanning, facial recognition, and…

 

NPR explores U.S. law enforcement interest in real-time facial recognition

With improvements in facial recognition technology delivering the promise of real-time identification, and a lack of legislative guidance on its…

 

Northrup Grumman progressing on new DHS biometric system

Northrup Grumman is nearing completion of the first increment of a contract to develop a new cloud-based biometric system for…

 

NIST N2N Challenge shows progress towards operator-free rolled fingerprint enrollment

The assistance of a trained device operator may soon not be necessary for obtaining high-quality rolled fingerprints, due to improvements…

 

False positives draw criticism of Wales police facial recognition use as Scotland considers iris biometrics

South Wales police have admitted that of the 2,470 people identified as possible matches with criminals on file out of…

 

UK prisons implementing biometrics for safe prisoner self-service

Digital transformation including biometrics is coming to UK prisons to create a better environment with improved safety and greater access…

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