A Truth Serum for Your Personal Perspective on Facial Recognition Software in Law Enforcement

Published in: Translational Criminology Magazine, Issue 21, pages 2–5 (Fall 2021)

Posted on RAND.org on November 10, 2021

by Cynthia Diane Rudin, Shawn D. Bushway

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A great deal has been written on the negative effects of facial recognition on society. We've seen IBM, Amazon, and other companies place a moratorium on facial recognition development. We've also seen wrongful arrests of Black people in the US and persecution of the Uighurs in China as a result of this technology. Many people have already decided whether they think facial recognition technology development should be banned. But facial recognition technology is much more complex when considering the latest science and empirical evidence of this technology.

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