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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.


DOJ grants $1 million for sex offender biometrics registry

The US Department of Justice will provide a grant of $1 million to five Native American tribes in Washington state…


An interview with Stevan Jovanovich, CEO, IntegenX

Please note: This article has been edited for clarity and length. Stevan Jovanovich, a persistent innovator and Chief Executive of…


3M releases screen protectors to fade fingerprints

3M has released a screen protector that makes fingerprints on tablets fade away over time. Fingerprints and other biometric information…


Interpol and South African police host fingerprint experts

The Southern African Regional Police Chiefs Cooperation Organization (SARPCCO) hosted a 3-day meeting last week in Windhoek, attended by experts…


UK nightclub uses biometrics to control entry

The Underground, a nightclub in Dundee, Scotland, recently installed biometric fingerprint scanners for first time visitors to prove they are…


Jakarta issues e-ID cards with biometrics

The Jakarta Civil Registration Agency adopted biometrics through issuing new e-ID cards however only one million of 4.6 million e-ID…


Voters asked to approve levy for biometric crime database

Voters from King County have been encouraged in a Seattle Times editorial to approve and support a six-year $120 million…


Innometriks to demo multi-modal biometrics scanner

Innometriks will demonstrate its Rhino reader that utilizes Lumidigm fingerprint biometrics at the ASIS security convention in Philadelphia this September….


Touch screen keypad enhances LEID electronic lockers

LEID Products, LLC, a leader in electronic locker and cabinet storage with biometric asset protection and control, has enhanced protection…


Shanghai to monitor driver training with biometrics

Shanghai’s driving schools will install biometric fingerprint scanners in driver training cars to ensure that student drivers spend the required…

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