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Facial recognition technology 2

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 12th March 2020.

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Photo of Tony Devenish Tony Devenish Conservative

Will humans always have the final say when someone is identified by the Met's facial recognition technology?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

Yes. The standard operating procedure is very clear that LFR simply flags a possible match. No intervention takes place until verified by a human operator/police officer.