Incident 439: Detroit Police Wrongfully Arrested Black Man Due To Faulty Facial Recognition
The high-profile case of a Black man wrongly arrested earlier this year wasn’t the first misidentification linked to controversial facial recognition technology used by Detroit Police, the Free Press has learned.
Last year, a 25-year-old D…
Detroit police wrongfully arrested another Black man based on flawed facial recognition technology that often yields errors in identifying people of color, according to a new lawsuit obtained by Motherboard.
Michael Oliver, 26, was arrested…
In July of 2019, Michael Oliver, 26, was on his way to work in Ferndale, Michigan, when a cop car pulled him over. The officer informed him that there was a felony warrant out for his arrest.
"I thought he was joking because he was laughin…