South Wales force defends use of facial recognition technology at 2017 Champions League final

A police force has defended its use of facial recognition technology after it was revealed that more than 2,000 people in Cardiff during the 2017 Champions League final were wrongly identified as potential criminals.

South Wales police began trialling the technology in June last year in an attempt to catch more criminals The cameras scan faces in a crowd and compare them against a database of custody images.

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