Michigan State Police: Face Recognition
|Agency||Michigan State Police|
The Michigan State Police runs the Statewide Network of Agency Photos (SNAP), a database of 4-million mug shots and 41-million driver’s license and ID photos from the Michigan Department of State. Officers can run searches from a desktop computer or a mobile device. The FBI can also request face recognition searches of at least 35.6 million driver’s license and ID photos.
More about this technology
Face recognition is a method of identifying or verifying the identity of an individual using their face. Face recognition systems can be used to identify people in photos, video, or in real-time. Law enforcement may also use mobile face recognition devices to identify people during police stops.