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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.

 

Indian President appeals to citizens to enroll in biometric registery

Under the Citizenship Act 1955 and Citizenship Rules 2003, the citizen registration under the National Population Register (NPR) is mandatory…

 

ForensicaGPS is the new tool against crime

Reviewing grainy video footage from cheap closed circuit television cameras known as CCTV used to be a huge headache for…

 

Afghanistan using biometrics on wide scale for security

Afghanistan is utilizing biometrics technology as a helpful counter-insurgency tool. The Afghan government has started taking fingerprints and scanning the…

 

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…

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