Los Angeles Police Department: Face Recognition
|Agency||Los Angeles Police Department|
|Location||Los Angeles, CA|
The Los Angeles Police Department used face recognition technology more than 30,000 times between 2009 and 2020, according to an LA Times report. In January 2021, the LA Police Commission placed moderate restrictions on the program.
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.