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London police chief says laws and regulations holding back use of facial biometrics

London Metropolitan Police Chief Cressida Dick says the force’s attempts to use facial recognition on CCTV cameras are being hindered…

 

Documents suggest Orlando Police facial recognition pilot training and communication inadequate

The Orlando Police Department’s pilots of Amazon’s facial recognition technology have had mixed early results, according to documents obtained by…

 

Orlando police sign on for second trial of Amazon facial recognition technology

The Orlando Police Department has signed an agreement for its second test of Amazon’s facial recognition technology despite what Orlando…

 

Israel’s fingerprint identification system failing border and police checks at high rates

A committee reviewing Israel’s Biometric Database Law says that the fingerprint identification system is suffering high rates of failure when…

 

Forensics consultancy advises U.S. police on leveraging biometrics from suspect’s devices

A company advising U.S. law enforcement on mobile forensics is advising them to avoid looking at suspect’s phones which may…

 

Chicago weighing special rules for businesses to use facial recognition for security

Chicago is considering amending its municipal code to allow businesses licensed by the Chicago Police Department (CPD) to collect and…

 

Motorola files patent for biometric courtroom in a car

Motorola has filed for a U.S. patent for a “mobile law enforcement communication system,” which is a suite of tools…

 

Using facial recognition to activate police body cameras sparks concern

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has published a patent application from Digital Ally for several extensions of body camera…

 

FBI forces suspect to unlock iPhone with Face ID

A U.S. federal investigator has forced a criminal suspect to unlock his iPhone X using Face ID after receiving a…

 

Many paths to similar goals in state and local law enforcement biometrics

While biometrics are constantly being applied to new uses, and new modalities and methods are being introduced, identifying criminals through…

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