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Less than 10 percent of UK police forces accredited for fingerprint processing

The basic quality standards for fingerprint evidence are being met by less than 10 percent of UK police forces, potentially…

 

Judge rules U.S. law enforcement cannot compel biometrics to unlock device

Police in the U.S. cannot compel people to unlock their mobile devices with fingerprint or facial biometrics, a California judge…

 

Northern Ireland police agree to publish biometric data retention policy

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has agreed to publish a formal public policy on biometric data retention as…

 

Metropolitan Police conducting final live facial recognition trials before full evaluation

London’s Metropolitan Police are testing their live facial recognition system in Westminster on December 17 and 18 as the next…

 

UK Commissioner opens investigation into police use of facial recognition

UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has launched a formal investigation into the legality and effectiveness of facial recognition technology used…

 

South Wales Police facial recognition system accuracy improving but in-the-wild results lag

Improvements to the facial recognition system used by South Wales Police has raised the technology’s effectiveness to confirmed match rates…

 

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…

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