'We have to be slightly careful not to stifle innovation,' Kit Malthouse MP told a House of Lords Committee, despite campaigners' fears over AI-driven policing.
Policymakers in Europe have called for a ban on police using facial recognition software. Such a move is unlikely to be replicated in the UK.
London's Met Police Service aims to become ‘fully data-driven’. Guest author David Harding meets head of digital intelligence services, Phil Tomlinson, to find out how.