Parliamentary Committee challenges police use of AI

30/03/2022 | UK Parliament

Parliament’s Justice and Home Affairs Committee has published its report investigating the use of AI and other advanced algorithmic tools designed to discover, deter, rehabilitate or punish individuals who break the law. The report, Technology Rules? The advent of new technologies in the justice system; highlights the development of AI tools without oversight, most notably by police forces. Members of the committee noted these technologies are created faster than legislation can be written and public debate about its ethical uses can take place. The warning comes a week after the College of Policing updated its live facial recognition technology guidance.

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