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.

Portland’s ban on the use of facial recognition technology does not apply to individuals, which is why Christopher Howell has…

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India and UK each unveil new strategies for the regulation of biometrics and forensic science

G. Kishan Reddy, India’s Union Minister of State, has announced the 21st edition of the country’s Fingerprint Bureau 2020 event…

 

Video redaction software enables enhanced transparency for Ohio police department

When the Chief of Police in Oregon, Ohio came to Sergeant Jason Druckenmiller about how the force could increase transparency…

 

Clearview AI to provide tools for responsible facial recognition use by law enforcement

Clearview AI is planning to introduce new compliance features for its biometric application to help law enforcement customers enforce usage…

 

Suprema ID confirms biometric scanner used by Spanish National Police for mobile identification

Suprema ID has confirmed its BioMini Slim 2S biometric fingerprint scanner is integrated with the biometric identification devices deployed to police…

 

Controversy trails facial recognition projects for New Zealand

A facial recognition project in New Zealand which seeks to make face biometrics available for public institutions and approved private…

 

Transparency for public-private biometric deals? Not in the UK, at least

If every biometrics-gathering partnership between government and businesses was fully transparent, the idea of never ending, large scale facial recognition…

 

Pakistan deploys facial recognition to secure borders, biometric prisoner identification ordered

Pakistan Customs will put in place a National Targeting Centre (NTC) using biometrics to identify and profile risky goods and…

 

Police might be violating the Constitution when they face-scan crowds — really

It is possible to dismiss attorney Clare Garvie as an alarmist when she says use of facial recognition by law enforcement…

 

Facial recognition legislation delayed in New Orleans, considered in Pennsylvania

A proposed ban on the use of facial recognition by city agencies in New Orleans will not be put to…

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