The new facial recognition technology
is likely to turn into a nightmare for criminals
and prior offenders when it comes absconding from the Karimnagar
Police are now likely to use facial
recognition technology through CCTV cameras. They can then use these to link to
photographs of prior offenders.
The CCTV camera sends alerts to
the command control when any of the faces of uploaded on the software have been
recognised. This new technology is likely to help police in reducing crime.
Karimnagar Police CommmissionerV.B Kamalasan Reddy told this newspaper, “CCTV
cameras have been set up at various locations and they will capture and send
messages to the date base”. He said each CCTV camera would be the equivalent of 30 police when it
comes to controlling crime.
So far, the Karimnagar police
commisisonerate has installed 2,500 of the target of 50,000 cameras. The police
department has already created a database of offenders and criminals, along
with their photographs and thumb and palm impressions.
“Now image of a single person is being
captured in six CC Tv cameras and stored in the data base with the help of the
CC Tv cameras set up under the Karimnagar police commissionerate, said
Kamalasan Reddy and added that efforts were being to capture the image of a
single person in 50 CCTv cameras set up at various places”
The Automatic Finger Printing Identification
(AFIS) technology is being used to trace individuals with criminal backgrounds.
These devices will work with Russian technology, and the fingerprint experts came
from all the districts had a 10-day
training conducted by the experts from the Russia.
The training was at Central Crime
Station ( CCS), CID office, Hyderabad and in turn the latter will train the local
police in all the districts.
devices and live scanners have been supplied to the district police and these
are being used during patrolling , especially at night.