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.

 

Aware brings “The Open ABIS” to IAI Conference

Aware is presenting its new automated biometric identification system (ABIS) to the law enforcement community at the IAI International Educational…

 

Police app, robot cops and schools get facial biometrics, while NYC considers surveillance transparency

South Wales Police are planning to trial a smartphone app with biometric facial recognition from NEC with 50 officers to…

 

Rapid DNA testing at U.S. border extended and criticized

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is expanding its use of rapid DNA test kits from ANDE Corp. to verify…

 

Cambridge moves forward with biometric facial recognition ban as police refine uses

The city council of Cambridge, Massachusetts has approved a bill prohibiting the use of biometric facial recognition by local government…

 

Digital Barriers facial recognition tech integrated with Capita control room solutions

Digital Barriers‘ live video streaming, body-worn camera, video analytics and live facial recognition technology will be integrated into Capita Secure…

 

U.S. District Court rules government can compel biometric unlock of suspect’s phone

Law enforcement in the U.S. can force the biometric unlocking of a suspect’s phone in a underage pornography case, after…

 

New York seeks return of police facial recognition documents from privacy researcher again

New York City attorneys have provided documents concerning the NYPD’s biometric facial recognition system to the Georgetown Center on Privacy…

 

Facial biometrics’ law enforcement potential debated around the world

As facial recognition becomes more commonly used, controversies and calls for limitations continue around the world. Both sides of recent…

 

OrangeHook and Kologik to merge for first responder identification and tracking solutions

Cloud identification and authentication company OrangeHook and public safety application provider Kologik are planning to merge to provide tracking and…

 

Agency criticized for blocking Indian firms from national biometric facial recognition system tender

The conditions contained in a tender for India’s Automated Facial Recognition System (AFRS) make it practically impossible for local firms…

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