Facial Recognition Systems Pushed as Crime Prevention

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At a MotoMart convenience store in St. Louis, you can’t enter at night unless you look into the camera. If your face is obscured by a mask, face or hood, the door stays locked. If the camera gets a good look at you, it lets you in. The store is piloting a facial recognition system designed by a trio of current and former police officers who decided they’d rather prevent crimes than investigate them, Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!