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MA Senate Votes to Make Police Reform Bill Less Restrictive

Massachusetts state senators agreed Monday to scale back restrictions they had sought to put on the use of facial recognition software by law enforcement and to limit the influence of a civilian led commission over police training.

December 22, 2020

Portland Activist Plans to Use Facial Recognition to ID Police
Bernie Sanders Calls for Ban on Police Use of Facial Recognition Software
Knightscope Adds Facial Recognition to K1 Security Robots

Knightscope Adds Facial Recognition to K1 Security Robots

"Prospective clients were able to upload a photo into the Knightscope Security Operations Center (KSOC) and then watch the K1 detect and report them as they moved about the booth. One creative individual even attempted to elude ‘capture’ by donning a pair of dark sunglasses to no avail," the company says.

May 10, 2019

San Francisco Could Ban Use of Facial Recognition by Law Enforcement

The proposal, introduced by San Francisco Supervisor Aaron Peskin, would also require public input and the supervisors’ approval before agencies buy investigative technology with public funds. That includes the purchase of license plate readers, toll readers, closed-circuit cameras, body cams, and biometrics technology and software for forecasting criminal activity.

May 7, 2019

UK Police Testing Facial Recognition Software on Holiday Shoppers
Anonymous Amazon Employee Publishes Op-Ed Opposing Sale of Facial Recognition Tech to Police
Customs Agents Use New Facial Recognition Technology to Nab Impostor at Airport
Lawmaker Asks DOJ to Probe Police Use of Facial Recognition Technology

Lawmaker Asks DOJ to Probe Police Use of Facial Recognition Technology

In a letter to acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore — who leads DOJ's Civil Rights Division — Representative Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) said that "if not appropriately implemented, use of the technology may threaten the life and liberty of Americans with crushing force."

August 20, 2018

Florida Department Extends Test of Amazon's Facial Recognition Software
Maryland Gunman Charged with 5 Counts of Murder
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