NPCC wants to see 100% increase in Operator Initiated Facial Recognition

28/11/2023 | UKAuthority

The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) is advocating for the use of Operator Initiated Facial Recognition (OIFR) technology to see a 100% increase by police forces to identify people of interest by May next year. It also wants to include OIFR in the national roadmap for RFR technology.

The NPCC also cited a recent YouGov poll revealing that 60% of the British public supports the use of facial recognition technology in policing.

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Facial recognition, biometrics

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