Live facial recognition technology strategy

Meeting: 
MQT on 2019-03-21
Session date: 
March 21, 2019
Reference: 
2019/6098
Question By: 
Siân Berry
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

What is the Metropolitan Police Service’s strategic plan for live facial recognition technology? Could you include details of the short-, medium- and long-term scenarios that have been considered or agreed, and any roadmaps or outline strategic plans? 

Answer

Live facial recognition technology strategy

Live facial recognition technology strategy

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The Metropolitan Police is developing its strategic approach to live facial recognition (LFR) technology. The independent evaluation of the trial of LFR soon to be published will provide the evidence base for a future road map however no decisions have yet been made.