MPS Facial Recognition System (1)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2016-11-16
Session date: 
November 16, 2016
Reference: 
2016/4154
Question By: 
Sian Berry
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Further to this Freedom of Information response from November 2015: http://www.met.police.uk/foi/pdfs/disclosure_2015/november_2015/20150500... How many images are now stored by the Metropolitan Police Service on its Facial Recognition System and how many different individuals does this include?

Answer

Answer for MPS Facial Recognition System (1)

Answer for MPS Facial Recognition System (1)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The MPS Facial Recognition System stores in excess of 2.9 million images. It is not possible to identify how many individuals this relates too.