Police force to deploy mobile facial recognition technology

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A police force will provide about 500 of its personnel with mobile facial recognition systems for use in the field, a news report has been able to suggest.

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department has decided to disseminate the facial recognition tech following a pilot project, during which 35 successful identifications of criminals were made over a 1-year period. The move also reflects broader trends, with police in nearby San Diego also ramping up their use of biometric identification technologies over recent months.

While the technology offers obvious advantages to police officers, in a statement, SCSD Sergeant Kyle Hoertsch was keen to emphasize the restraints imposed on the technology’s use, asserting, “we are not comparing against non-criminal databases such as driver’s license photographs,” and pointing out that the system only presents officers with possible matches for review.

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