California DOJ purchases facial recognition cameras to spy on everyone

Posted: May 7, 2017 by gamegetterII in Uncategorized

An article in Muckrock reveals that the California Department of Justice (CDOJ) is using facial recognition cameras to spy on everyone.

The CDOJ spent close to one million dollars ($850K) to install NEC’s NeoFace system everywhere.
According to the article, the CDOJ has been spying on everyone since April 26th., 2016.

What’s even worse is the CDOJ is paying NEC $650,000 every year in ‘support fees’. Which means Calif. taxpayers are paying $650K a year for the privilege of being spied on.
Is it a coincidence that NEC opened up a Biometric Center for Excellence in California and another one in Washington, DC?


California and the NEC call their new system the Integrated Criminal Justice Image System (ICJIS) which is actually run by DHS Fusion Centers!

“The Federal Department of Homeland Security is providing funding to states and localities to help support these Fusion Centers, which are equipped with surveillance, communications, and information technology systems…”

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