South Wales Police to restart live facial recognition trials

16/03/2022 | Police Professional

18-months after the Court of Appeal ruled that South Wales Police breached privacy rights and broke the broke equalities law, the force confirmed its plans to resume live facial recognition technology trials. The trials are due to begin on the 19th of March 19 in Cardiff. Assistant Chief Constable Mark Travis said: “The legal challenge to our use of this ground-breaking technology through the courts has enabled us to ensure that its use is responsible, proportionate and fair.

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