Facial recognition technology to be implemented at Holyhead Port

North Wales Police will be using live facial recognition at Holyhead Port on Tuesday, May 21 and Wednesday, May 22, 2024 as a proactive deployment to identify suspects, persons wanted on warrant and missing persons.

The specific purpose for Live Facial Recognition deployment is:

To support Policing in the identification of persons wanted for priority offences, to support law enforcement including the administration of justice (through arrest of persons wanted on warrant or unlawfully at large/ recall to prison), and to promote safeguarding of vulnerable persons.

The locations where Facial Recognition is deployed are clearly marked with signage.

If you have any questions about the use of Live Facial Recognition technology, please see our webpage for more information:

Live Facial Recognition | North Wales Police

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