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New biometrics commissioner to limit retention of custody images

Scottish Parliament establishes new watchdog to regulate use of biometrics including custody images and live facial recognition.

New biometrics commissioner to limit retention of custody images

Date - 11th March 2020
By - Gary Mason
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The Scottish Parliament has passed new legislation to create a Biometrics Commissioner who will oversee and regulate the police retention of DNA, fingerprints and facial images of suspects, including the widespread sharing of custody images with UK...
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