No guns yet just explosives
Police in San Francisco will be allowed to deploy lethal, remote-controlled robots armed with bombs in emergencies.
The San Diego Police Foundation, an organisation that receives donations from corporations, bought iPhone unlocking technology for the city's police department.
Whole UK approach was a mess
An appeals court ruled that police use of facial recognition technology in the UK has "fundamental deficiencies" and violates several laws.
Bad enough when humans do it
It what is being touted as a world first, a faulty facial recognition match led to a Michigan man's arrest for a crime he did not commit becauset the AI thought all black people looked alike.
Hey Siri I am being pulled over by a cop with his name badge taped over
An iPhone user created a shortcut that prompts an iPhone to begin recording police interactions by the user simply uttering the phrase: "Hey Siri, I'm getting pulled over."
If it were a dog, it would be put down
Greater Manchester Police whistleblowers say the force’s £27 million new computer system is rubbish, with several claiming someone could die as a result of its shortcomings.
More than 80 percent inaccurate
Four out of five people identified by the Metropolitan Police's facial recognition technology as suspects were innocent, according to an independent report.
Biometrics are the same as a password
A US judge has ruled that US cops can’t force people to unlock a mobile phone with their face or finger any more than they can demand a password.