There's been further coverage of automated facial recognition technology, and our use of it to help keep communities safe.This month, the High Court found:✅ Our use is subject to sufficient legal controls✅ It is legally justified✅ The processing of personal data is lawfulOur use of this tech since 2017:🚨 Deployed on 5⃣2⃣ days, covering 3⃣7⃣ events🚨 5⃣8⃣ people arrested as a result🚨 These have been for offences including theft, robbery and those related to violence🚨 Nobody has been wrongly arrested--Mae technoleg adnabod wynebau awtomataidd, a'n defnydd ohoni i helpu i gadw cymunedau'n ddiogel, wedi cael mwy o sylw.Y mis hwn, dyfarnodd yr Uchel Lys fel a ganlyn: ✅ Bod ein defnydd o'r dechnoleg yn ddarostyngedig i reolaeth gyfreithiol ddigonol ✅ Ei fod yn gyfiawn yn ôl y gyfraith ✅ Bod prosesu data personol yn gyfreithlon Ein defnydd o AFR ers 2017: 🚨 Fe'i defnyddiwyd ar 5⃣2⃣ diwrnod, mewn 3⃣7⃣ digwyddiad🚨 Arestiwyd 5⃣8⃣ o bobl o ganlyniad i'w defnyddio 🚨 Ymhlith y troseddau fu dwyn, lladrad a throseddau'n ymwneud â thrais 🚨 Nid oes neb wedi cael ei arestio ar gam
South Wales Police : Heddlu De Cymru We welcomed the judicial review of our use of facial recognition technology, and we're pleased the court has ruled in our favour.✅ Our use of #FacialRecognition tech is proportionate✅ We have a lawful framework for its useWatch Deputy Chief Constable Richard Lewis react to this morning’s judgement. 🔽--Gwnaethom groesawu'r adolygiad barnwrol o'n defnydd o dechnoleg adnabod wynebau, ac rydym yn falch bod y llys wedi dyfarnu o'n plaid. ✅ Mae ein defnydd o dechnoleg #AdnabodWynebau yn gymesur ✅ Mae gennym fframwaith cyfreithiol ar gyfer ei defnyddio Gwyliwch Dirprwy Brif Gwnstabl Richard Lewis yn ymateb i'r dyfarniad y bore yma. 🔽 ... MoreLess
I'd volunteer to give the police my prints, DNA and images to exclude me every time! I think we should have to do this for all new borns as part of birth certificate registration. Think how many criminals would be identified without ever leaving the crime scene!
We already do have facial recognition.... only it’s currently done by the bobbies and civilians who are experts in local knowledge (and local scroats) that monitor the CCTV systems
Thank you for ever increasing the ways to keep us all safe as we go about our daily lives x
I have no problem with this....the way I see it the ones that are moaning about it are the ones that possibly have something to hide.
It’s another of our human rights being stepped on. Facial recognition, being listened to by our phones, spending habits are being tracked by banks and online stores, and we reckon we live in the “free” world. Welcome to the aftermath
I have no issue with this whatsoever - it's the 21st century and the days of the Bobby on the beat who would know all of the local crims and be on the lookout have long gone! The ease by which people can move around & the nature of modern criminal activity means that the police need all the assistance they can get - if I get approached by an officer because my face has been identified I would be very happy to politely assist & explain the mistake - nothing is foolproof 👌
This is a great idea..
Nothing to hide bregade.
I've done nothing wrong and I'm still not a fan of having my privacy dug into when im walking about my day.
The only people that have issues with this is people who have something to hide 🤷♂️
I have no problem with this. If you got nothing to hide and you are good law abiding citizens then you don’t have anything to worry about. It’s just like when someone takes a selfie and your in the background.
Thank you and Respect ✊ to all our police officers for doing their best to keep us all safe in this crazy, dangerous, world.
Be safe and God Bless You All.
THERE ARE A LOT OF LOOKALIKES OUT THERE AND THIS IS A PROBLEM,especially if ones in the know use this for fraudulent means... im all for this new face recognition technology, ..yyyyaaasss,,, Like for e.g i have seen a lot of people that look like celebrities in my community,purposely it seems to look like famous people.Cant say anymore on here without attracting the wrong attention,so glad this technology has come out..
If u are a law abiding citizen there is no issue, it will probably make mistakes but just as easily be cleared up. Well done SWP trying ur best in difficult times
Great news nothing to hide no need to worry
If they were looking for Steptoe would they arrest Corbin for questioning Just a thought
I think it should be used!!! If you’ve done nothing then you’ve got nothing to worry about!
I'd like to say that if you're a law abiding citizen then you have nothing to worry about. However, experience has taught me that despite you being able to emphatically and unquestionably being able to prove your whereabouts elsewhere, the police can manipulate evidence to prosecute you.
Agree. If you have done nothing of concern why would you need to be concerned. We are also monitored in many other ways without facial recognition
What's the problem. If it keeps our streets safe then I'm all for it. If you've nothing to hide then what's the problem!!
Only People who are on the wrong side of the ‘Thin Blue Line’ should be concerned about being identified and having their collars felt.
Well said keith I'm with you on that one look at the time it would save and how much quicker the villains can be caught if you done nothing wrong you won't mind the face recognition
At the end of the day if you haven't got anything to hide, then you have nothing to worry about 🙈🙈🙈, BLOODY SIMPLE REALLY 🙉🙉🙉
My name is Winston Smith and i am a dead man.
If you fear facial recognition, what have you done?
We are appealing for help to locate a 15-year-old boy. Jayden Brown, who is from London but has links to Swansea, absconded from security staff at Cardiff West Service Station yesterday afternoon, and concern is growing for his welfare. As well as locating the teenager to ensure his safety, officers also want to speak to Jayden in connection with an assault. Jayden, who is 5ft 10in tall, may be using public transport or hitchhiking in order to travel. When last seen Jayden was wearing trainers and jogging bottoms, but no top. He is considered vulnerable and should not be approached by the public. Anyone who believes they may have seen him, or with any information on his whereabouts should contact 999 as a matter of urgency, quoting incident 711 of September 18. ... MoreLess
The eyes of the rugby world are on Japan this week. But ever wondered what it’s like from the perspective of one of our mounted officers on matchday in Cardiff? We have a brilliant team of officers and horses on patrol during major events, including international sports matches (and nowhere has hosted matches at more Rugby World Cups than the Welsh capital).📺 This is what it’s like to escort Wales into the stadium.🏉🌍🏆Bydd llygaid y byd rygbi ar Siapan yr wythnos hon.Ond tybed sut brofiad ydyw o bersbectif un o'n swyddogion ar geffylau ar ddiwrnod gêm rygbi yng Nghaerdydd?Mae gennym dîm gwych o swyddogion a cheffylau ar batrôl yn ystod digwyddiadau mawr, gan gynnwys gemau chwaraeon rhyngwladol (ac nid oes unman wedi cynnal mwy o gemau Cwpan Rygbi'r Byd na phrifddinas Cymru).📺 Dyma sut brofiad yw arwain Cymru i fewn i'r stadiwm. ... MoreLess
Congratulations to ACC Jeremy Vaughan on his appointment as our new Deputy Chief Constable. He will take up the post at the end of the year. Llongyfarchiadau i Brif Gwnstabl Cynorthwyol Jeremy Vaughan ar ei apwyntiad fel ein Dirprwy Prif Gwnstabl newydd. Mi fydd yn dechrau'r swydd ar ddiwedd y flwyddyn. 👏👏👏Mr Vaughan said it was "a huge honour and privilege to be selected", and that he was "looking forward to supporting the Chief Constable as his Deputy".Dywedodd bod hi’n "fraint ac yn anrhydedd i gael fy newis", a'i fod yn "edrych ymlaen at gefnogi’r Prif Gwnstabl fel ei Ddirprwy". ... MoreLess