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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.

 

Report predicts the fate of biometrics for the next five years

A new market research is now available in the catalogue of Reportlinker.com. The recent report is titled “Global Biometrics Market…

 

Silicon-based fingerprint sensors market projected to grow

Global Industry Analysts, Inc. (GIA), a leading publisher of off-the-shelf market research released a comprehensive global report on the silicon-based…

 

LAPD backlogs lead to rationing fingerprint analysis

A shortage of fingerprint experts at the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is taking a toll, as the department has to…

 

KlaasKids takes fingerprints, photographs & DNA to protect kids

The KlaasKids Foundation conducted a free fingerprinting and photograph session for children on July 14. The special child identification program was…

 

Families of missing persons in Canada call for DNA database

Families in Canada tracking missing family members are calling for a national DNA database that can help identify missing persons and…

 

Homeland Security Conference to be held in November

November 13 to 15 is the scheduled date for the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security. The conference…

 

Fingerprints from Bulgarian terrorist attack sent to Interpol & FBI

Experts at Bulgaria’s Interior Ministry successfully recovered fingerprints from the suicide bomber who attacked Israeli tourists last week and forwarded the…

 

Arizona county to use mobile biometric ID systems

The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) in Arizona is the first law enforcement agency in the U.S. to use BI2 Technologies’…

 

Canadian officials inspect Afghan/Pakistani border biometric system

The Pakistani border community of Chaman was recently visited by a delegation from the High Commission of Canada to Pakistan….

 

Carnegie Mellon University to set up New Pedo-Biometrics Research and Identity Automation Lab

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) researchers are turning to human feet as new biometric identifier. With $1.5 million per year, CMU’s…

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