Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')
As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held at the time of a request, by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.
- Please could you confirm if the force is using live and/or retrospective facial recognition technology, or is planning to in the next 12 months?
- If you are using facial recognition, which supplier(s) have you contracted with?
- Please share copies of your policy, standard operating procedure and DPIA along with any other related documentation.
Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted within Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is not held by Northumbria Police.
We are not using, or planning to use in the next 12 months – such technology.