Forensics: Full of false equivalencies. Op-ed claims ‘The face of hysteria: New York must preserve facial recognition as a tool for law enforcement ‘ – New York Daily News

Terrific example of “use it and fix it later.” Ive heard the same about phrenology and bitemarks as recently presented at #AAFS2021.

Here is how the NYPD manipulates video evidence. Ridiculous. The op-ed is below these images.

The Minneapolis City Council, joining Boston, Los Angeles, Portland, Oakland and other localities, has banned its police department from using facial recognition technology — which would mean, when witnesses or security cameras there capture people red-handed, cops can no longer run those images through computer software to see if they get a match to mugshot or driver’s license databases.
— Read on www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-edit-the-face-of-hysteria-20210216-ictefihqp5cgboz2xhrn7jmjbi-story.html

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Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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