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.

 

US police use biometrics to identify alleged criminal among Lafayette Square protestors

A man alleged to have assaulted a police officer during protests earlier this year in Lafayette Square, near the U.S….

 

UK’s Dorset Police deploy new fingerprint biometrics to speed up suspect identification

Police forces in Dorset, U.K., have started using new fingerprint biometric technologies to speed up the suspect identification process, the…

 

EPIC files lawsuit to force release of ICE facial recognition documents

The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on…

 

Facial recognition systems for police advance in Dubai, Macau, but not Birmingham, AL

Dubai is planning to implement facial recognition on its public transport system to improve security, the Deccan Herald reports. The emirate…

 

Facial recognition utilized by protestors around the world to identify police

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

 

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…

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