Tarpon Springs Police Department: Face Recognition
|Agency||Tarpon Springs Police Department|
|Location||Tarpon Springs, FL|
The Tarpon Springs Police Department is one of more than 275 law enforcement agencies with access to the Face Analysis Comparison & Examination System (FACES), a face recognition program maintained by the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. Investigators may upload an image to search more than 25-million Florida driver's license photos and mugshots.
News article (Orlando Sentinel)
Academic Report (Center on Privacy & Technology at Georgetown Law)
Public records (Pinellas County Sheriff's Office)
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.