Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s Office

Regulating law enforcement use of automatic

facial recognition.


Automatic facial recognition (AFR) is once again gaining space in our national press at a time when only Brexit related issues seem to get column inches. This time it has been prompted by my fellow regulator’s, the Information Commissioner, report into the police use of AFR and accompanying opinion.


These are helpful additions in relation to the data protection implications of AFR but there are a number of other statutory considerations that the police must consider if they are deploying this technology.


See more here:

https://videosurveillance.blog.gov.uk/2019/11/01/regulating-law-enforcement-use-of-automatic-facial-recognition/


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