By: KDKA-TV News
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh City Council voted to restrict police usage of facial recognition technology.READ MORE: Farmers Across Pittsburgh Team Up With The Food Bank To Help Families In Need
The bill requires police to request approval before using said technology.READ MORE: Person Hit, Killed By Driver Of Vehicle In Monroeville On Route 22
Councilman Corey O’Connor says the technology can cause more harm than good.
“These are things we are seeing — a trend across the country that the technology is not up to speed enough and people are getting arrested that should not be,” said O’Connor.MORE NEWS: New York Real Estate Company Considering Turning Former GNC Headquarters Into Apartments
O’Connor introduced the legislation earlier this month.