Dale Bowen

Well-known member
Apr 1, 2020
An Anchorage Assembly member wants to ban the use of facial recognition technology by the city government.

East Anchorage Assembly member Joey Sweet is drafting the proposal. He said during a Public Safety Committee meeting Wednesday that while the city doesn’t use the technology yet — and Anchorage police say it’s not a priority to get it — he wants to be proactive.

“Policy is so often reactive,” he said. “I don’t want there to be an incident and then we respond to it. I want to do this now.”

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