Written Question on Police: Biometrics

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Date Title Questioner
12 Sep 2017, 2:17 p.m. Police: Biometrics Sir Edward Davey


To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what mechanisms are in place to ensure that automated facial recognition software in use by police forces is independently tested for racial accuracy biases.

Answer (Mr Nick Hurd)

It is an operational decision for police forces as to what testing is carried out of facial recognition software that they use.

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