Police fingerprint themselves

Friday, 22 September 2006, 12:53 PM EST

West Midlands Police are trialing a system that controls police access to buildings and computer systems using a fingerprint scanner. Before now this technology has been used mostly in prisons, intelligence HQs, and schools.

West Midlands Police support manager Fred Tracey said the pilot, being implemented by Wetherby firm Enline, uses biometric readers to mark where people are in police buildings and control their access to computer systems.

At The Register.

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