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Law Enforcement

Law enforcement biometrics refers to applications and biometric systems which aid law enforcement agencies. While most often fingerprints, DNA, and in some cases facial recognition, 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.

 

Kenya contracts Idemia for faster biometric police clearance certificates

The Kenya Police Service says it is working to put in place a new biometric system that will accelerate the…

 

Police Scotland engages public on biometric data rights amid cloud storage concerns

Police Scotland has commenced the distribution of an information leaflet to all individuals in police custody who have their biometric…

 

Corsight, Segdboa supply facial recognition to São Paulo military police

Corsight AI has partnered with Segdboa to provide the São Paulo Military Police with advanced facial recognition technology, with the…

 

California bill on police use of facial recognition passes second reading

California’s Senate Public Safety Committee has unanimously voted to advance Assembly Bill 1814, which would prevent police using facial recognition…

 

Indian military-backed startup presents dual face and gait biometric system

India’s defense, law enforcement and other agencies may soon have a new authentication system that combines facial recognition with gait…

 

Lax security, procurement alleged behind Indian police facial recognition app breach

A biometric data breach from a police system in Telangana, India that may have exposed the facial images of an…

 

Germany’s live facial recognition system could be unconstitutional: Data watchdog

A real-time facial recognition system used by German police to track criminals has reportedly been deployed without the knowledge of…

 

Amazon facial recognition used in Russia despite sanctions, says former employee

Amazon has supplied facial recognition technology to Russia despite UK sanctions on the country imposed after it invaded Ukraine, a…

 

Those wronged by facial recognition join rights groups in calling for police ban

There is a small but growing lobby made up of people who have been wrongly arrested as a result of…

 

Ugandan human rights lawyer’s arrest exposes use of national ID for surveillance

A Ugandan human rights lawyer’s recent arrest highlights the country’s surveillance and government control via the use of the national…

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