Virginia Beach tests facial-recognition software

Friday, 5 July 2002, 2:12 PM EST

The city will become the second in the nation - Tampa, Florida, is the first - to employ facial-recognition software in an effort to assist police in identifying and catching criminals and missing persons.

The system is to be tested along the city's oceanfront resort strip this holiday weekend, and police hope to have it fully operational in two to three weeks.

"We're adding to our ability to prevent crime and keep Virginia Beach safe," Deputy Police Chief Gregory Mullen said Wednesday.

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