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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.

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has recently signed a $3.9 million contract with Trust Stamp for the development…

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CBP biometrics for border entry expand in Texas as imposter apprehended

The Anzalduas International Bridge Port of Entry (POE) in Texas will be the site of a new trial of face…

 

Baltimore criticized for forensic biometrics delays, federal tribal program expands

Fingerprint biometrics remain the most widely-used modality for forensic investigations, and a pair of U.S. developments indicate the growth of…

 

NGI delivers faster results from more biometric modalities with no shopping mall storage

FBI biometrics no longer fill a defunct shopping mall, and requests no longer take months to process, but contactless fingerprints…

 

INTERPOL emphasizes need for more biometric data sharing to tackle terrorism

Interior and Security Ministers of the G7 group of nations have agreed on the need for increased provision of biometric…

 

Idemia unveils SaaS ABIS to bring fingerprint biometrics to smaller agencies

Idemia has launched the Idemia STORM ABIS, a solution that gives local law enforcement agencies cutting-edge biometric fingerprint-matching technology for…

 

Privacy concerns linger around new EU data sharing Protocol

The Second Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime on enhanced co-operation and disclosure of electronic evidence, which can include…

 

AnyVision proposes three ethical facial recognition principles for police

Britain’s proposed Surveillance Camera Code of Practice should align with three principles which can support the fair and ethical use…

 

Governments want new biometrics. Do you have the patience to book a sale?

Law enforcement agencies are sold on digital biometric identification, and for the most part, so are the lawmakers appropriating funds…

 

UK advocate for biometric surveillance says new code of practice pulls punches

“Remarkably lightweight” is how a former United Kingdom surveillance commissioner describes proposed changes to national police policy covering facial recognition…

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