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A closer look at facial recognition technology

Security camera. (WDIV)

Rep. Rashida Tlaib this week toured the Detroit Police Department's real-time crime center, where she called facial recognition technology "broken."

The congresswoman also drew controversy after suggesting that only black analysts should review facial recognition cases, concerned that black people might be falsely identified.

  • Jason Carr will host a live discussion at 11:30 a.m.

Here are the key points:

How does facial recognition work?

Facial recognition in Detroit

Rep. Tlaib raises concerns during tour with Detroit police chief [article]

Is facial recognition technology "broken?"

Facial recognition around the country


About the Author:

Brian Newlin

Brian is an Associate Producer for ClickOnDetroit. He graduated from the University of Michigan-Dearborn with a degree in Journalism and Screen Studies.