By: KDKA-TV News
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh City Council voted to restrict police usage of facial recognition technology.READ MORE: Emails Show FBI Was Looking For Extremely Valuable Civil War-Era Gold At Pa. Dig Site 3 Years Ago
The bill requires police to request approval before using said technology.READ MORE: $13B From COVID-19 Relief Bill Headed To Pennsylvania Governments
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: Hopewell High School Announces Plans To Hold New-Look Prom
O’Connor introduced the legislation earlier this month.