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.

 

Nigeria lawmakers call for biometric scanners at borders

A resolution by Rep. Emmanuel Ekon and 23 others was unanimously received and adopted by the Nigerian House of Representatives…

 

Ontario Police introduces Fingerprint Scanners

The Norfolk detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has begun to test the use of a digital fingerprint and…

 

Law enforcers in UK to use Rapid DNA

The recently introduced RapidHIT Human Identification (HID) system promises to transform the way investigations are conducted in the UK.  It…

 

Iris scans are the next big thing for FBI

Iris scans will be the next big thing for the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation as it plans to test…

 

California’s Monterey County Sheriff’s Office Uses Biometric Tech from Kronos to Improve Productivity

In a move to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk and improve workforce productivity, California’s Monterey County Sheriff’s Office has…

 

London Police using Facial Recognition Software Facewatch ID

As reported by Metro, online UK news website, the Facewatch ID app has been updated with 2,800 photographs that can…

 

Biometrics Facial, Fingerprint and Iris Recognition Technologies Still Face Challenges

The constant clamor for a centralized and overall better means of international identification has led for advanced technologies in the…

 

US-VISIT Seeks Multi-Modal Biometrics for Border Security

The Department of Homeland Security US-VISIT program has been using its biometric system since January 2004, in order to secure the…

 

Clear Biometric Fast-Pass Lanes Return to SFO

Clear fast pass lanes are making a comeback at the San Francisco International Airport, reports Santa Cruz Sentintel. The recently…

 

TechConnect West Virginia Biometrics Forum discusses Local Job Growth

As reported on BiometricUpdate.com last week, TechConnect West Virginia hosted The Biometrics Forum yesterday in Fairmont called “Next Steps in…

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