Maybe the police should be able to use facial recognition…

Scott Ikeda for CPO Magazine:

Some cities and states that were early to ban law enforcement from using facial recognition software appear to be having second thoughts, which privacy advocates with the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and other organizations largely attribute to an uptick in certain types of urban crime.

Facial Recognition Bans Begin To Fall Around the US as Re-Funding of Law Enforcement Becomes Politically Popular

New Orleans and Virginia have both backtracked a bit with facial recognition technology now being allowed with supervision and for more serious types of crime.

Virginia in particular has imposed a requirement that facial recognition technology have an accuracy rating of at least 98% across all demographics.

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