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.

 

Idemia renews biometric identification contract with Australian NSW police

Law enforcement in Australia’s New South Wales has renewed its biometric identification contract with Idemia for six years, according to…

 

Feds want to apply face recognition, data analysis to transnational gangs

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials are seeking quotes for a cloud-based, biometric facial recognition application that can help…

 

DHS proposes new enterprise biometric administrative records system

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued notice of a new system of records called DHS/ALL–043 Enterprise Biometric Administrative…

 

Most groups receiving data with prisoner tattoos ignore request to delete them: EFF

An effort to get universities, companies and others to delete digital images of U.S. prisoners’ tattoos that they received from…

 

EFF initiative shows what U.S. government agencies may hold your facial biometric data

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has announced a new initiative called “Who Has Your Face” to help Americans understand what…

 

Georgia driver’s agency shares biometric, biographical data searches with immigration officials

Georgia’s Department of Driver’s Services has delivered sensitive information such as biometric facial recognition searches to authorities, including Immigration and…

 

Axon increases AI Ethics Board diversity with three new members

Axon has expanded its AI Ethics Board with the appointment of three new members to help guide its use of…

 

Abu Dhabi police upgrade patrol cars with live biometric facial recognition

Abu Dhabi police will start using live biometric facial recognition technology, embedded in smart bars on top of their patrol…

 

NYPD’s new facial recognition policy sparks immediate calls for a ban

The New York City Police Department’s (NYPD’s) new policy for use of biometric facial recognition technology immediately fueled a storm…

 

California residents file class action against Clearview AI biometric data collection citing CCPA

Last month, Clearview AI was taken to court in California with a punitive class action by two residents from California…

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