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.

 

Transparency for public-private biometric deals? Not in the UK, at least

If every biometrics-gathering partnership between government and businesses was fully transparent, the idea of never ending, large scale facial recognition…

 

Pakistan deploys facial recognition to secure borders, biometric prisoner identification ordered

Pakistan Customs will put in place a National Targeting Centre (NTC) using biometrics to identify and profile risky goods and…

 

Police might be violating the Constitution when they face-scan crowds — really

It is possible to dismiss attorney Clare Garvie as an alarmist when she says use of facial recognition by law enforcement…

 

Facial recognition legislation delayed in New Orleans, considered in Pennsylvania

A proposed ban on the use of facial recognition by city agencies in New Orleans will not be put to…

 

Face Forensics announces tattoo recognition upgrade to biometric algorithm

Face Forensics has released an update to its Full Face Recognition (f2) solution which improves the program’s biometric algorithms to…

 

AB Kiosk biometrics adopted for mandatory alcohol control by U.S. tribal authority

Acoma Pueblo in central New Mexico has adopted the Automated Breathalyzer (AB) Kiosk System – a fully automated biometrics-based system…

 

Police partner with NIMC for biometric criminal identification in Nigeria’s largest city

The police force in Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos, says it plans to employ biometric technology in order to reverse a…

 

Elyctis ID document readers and in-car biometric scanners enable mobile identification by Spanish police

Spanish National Police are reporting improved operational efficiency from using mobile biometric scanners with ID document readers supplied by Elyctis….

 

Allevate facial recognition update launched to UK G-Cloud for forensic, live surveillance applications

Allevate has launched an update of its biometric facial recognition solution to availability on the UK’s G-Cloud 12 to provide forensic…

 

US lawmakers extend police face biometrics contract in Detroit, moratorium advances in Vermont

A facial biometrics software maintenance contract for Detroit Police has been extended with a 6 to 3 vote by City…

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