California Cops Are Using These Biometric Gadgets in the Field


collection Law enforcement agencies around the country are increasingly embracing biometric technology, which uses intrinsic physical or behavioral characteristics—such as fingerprints, facial features, irises, tattoos, or DNA—to identify people, sometimes even instantly. Just as the technology that powers your cell phone has shrunk both in size and cost, mobile biometric technologies are now being deployed more widely and cheaply than ever before—and with less oversight.

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2015/11/how-california-cops-use-mobile-biometric-tech-field

CALIFORNIA COPS ARE USING THESE BIOMETRIC GADGETS IN THE FIELD


coplights EFF and MuckRock News teamed up in August to reveal how state and local law enforcement agencies are using mobile biometric technology in the field by filing public records requests around the country. With the help of members of the public who nominated jurisdictions for investigation, we have now obtained thousands of pages of documents from more than 30 agencies.

http://www.infowars.com/california-cops-are-using-these-biometric-gadgets-in-the-field/