Feb 252013
 February 25, 2013  Surveillance

Heather Haskins reports:

A year later, face-recognition software still isn’t helping Lincoln police catch its criminals.

The Lincoln Police Department has been using the technology since early 2012.

Because of an agreement with the state, police can only use the software for criminal investigation and prosecution, according to officer Katie Flood. They are not allowed to make an arrest based solely on facial recognition

Read more on Daily Nebraskan.

Clearly, we need to train criminals to face surveillance cameras directly.

  One Response to “A year later, face-recognition software hasn’t lived up to hype”

  1. Yet more proof that these technologies only hamper the average law abiding citizen, criminals know how to dodge and cheat the system.

    Only dumb criminals get arrested.

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