“We need to ensure that the adoption of this new technology that does not further erode trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve,” Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) said.
Nadler says it’s clear why law enforcement is embracing the technology, but there are problems.
Facial recognition can be a useful tool of law enforcement, but safeguards are needed to prevent abuse. A software glitch could flag the wrong person as a wanted criminal. The police must use human judgment, not programming, to make a final determination. All suspects are innocent until found guilty in a court of law! Please consider contacting your Representative and Senators to urge them to consider Constitutional protections when drafting facial recognition laws!