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.

 

iFLyTek develops voice recognition for law enforcement; moves forward with AI innovation despite U.S. ban

Chinese startup iFlyTek boasts it has created for law enforcement AI technology that leverages voice biometrics to identify a person,…

 

India’s National Crime Records Bureau pushes back facial recognition bid deadline again

After pushing the deadline back five times, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) in India is still accepting bids for…

 

Biometric scanners track police officers at work in the Philippines, Canada

Police officers in Manila will from now on be monitored with a biometric fingerprint system for attendance to prevent repeated…

 

Half of Brits OK with police using DNA supplied for ancestry analysis for crime investigations

More than half of British adults (55%) believe DNA databases collected by private companies to analyze ancestry should be used…

 

Idemia biometric algorithm generates thousands of leads as fingerprint examiner tests questioned

Michigan State Police say the new fingerprint matching software the department acquired from Idemia in late 2018 is a “game…

 

AMBIS biometric identification ready for deployment in India in 2020

AMBIS (Automated Multi-Modal Biometric Identification System) is now ready for full deployment across Maharashtra, India in 2020, following a series…

 

Facial recognition use planned by police and border security as NIST report sparks concern

Australia’s Home Affairs Department says it needs to increase its use of facial biometrics with data from allied nations and…

 

Rapid DNA awaits scientific endorsement for use in sex assault investigations

The rape of a homeless woman in Kentucky was solved faster than anticipated thanks to Rapid DNA biometrics, an instrument…

 

Federal, state court rulings on whether biometrics protected by Fifth Amendment get murky

A recent 4 to 3 ruling by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court noticeably declined to address the matter of whether law…

 

ImageWare and Laxton partner on multi-modal biometrics in the field for law enforcement

Laxton Group and ImageWare Systems have partnered to provide law enforcement with a complete biometric identity solution for use in…

Most Read This Week

Featured Company

Biometrics Research

Biometrics White Papers

Biometrics Events

Explaining Biometrics