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NYPD fleet to become 360-degree surveillance hubs, cops film Drake concert goers

The New York Police Department has given a preview of its new vehicles which will include 360-degree surveillance. The news…


French MPs prefer specific law on facial recognition for 2024 Olympics

French senators were set to vote last Wednesday January 18 to endorse a government plan to deploy algorithmic facial recognition…


Data foundation calls for better control of biometrics in policing

U.S. President Joe Biden wants Congress to establish clear rules for biometric data policies and tools used in criminal investigations….


Pakistan ID authority shares data of 4K wanted people for biometric matching

NADRA has shared the images of more than 4,000 wanted individuals with a public safety body to enable biometric matching…


Forensic applications of next-gen biometrics boosted by acquisition, police planning

Next-generation biometrics for forensic analysis by law enforcement are big business, and expected to grow, as evidenced by Qiagen’s acquisition…


US politicians want biometric surveillance tamed, but voices are fainter

Opponents of the use of facial recognition algorithms by law enforcement in the United States may not be in a…


Mistaken arrest in Georgia triggered by false facial recognition match in different state

Racial bias in facial recognition is getting a close-up, after police in Georgia used facial biometrics to arrest a man…


UK police about to accelerate digital fingerprint matching with hopes to prevent crime

A new system from the Police Digital Service is set to speed up the submission of fingerprints gathered at crime…


LAPD has compliance issues; other departments move ahead with facial recognition

Local police in the United States continue to update and sign new biometric surveillance contracts despite instances of vocal opposition….


‘Super recognizers’ plus face biometrics could significantly aid police: neuroscientist

The combination of face biometrics and “super recognizers,” people with an extraordinary talent for processing faces, could substantially help police…

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