Ban on facial-recognition tech coming for West Lafayette police?
A West Lafayette City Council member wants to ban police and other city departments from using facial-recognition technology, as other cities have done. WL mayor says he’ll veto if it reaches his desk
(Update, Monday morning: I just received word that a death in the family of the ordinance's sponsor will push this issue to the Aug. 2 West Lafayette City Council meeting.)
A move to pre-emptively stop the West Lafayette Police Department and other city departments from using facial-recognition technology to monitor residents or mak…