Correspondence

Ethical advice on the retention of biometrics from convicted persons

Letter from the Chair of Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group (BFEG).

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Letter from the Chair of Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group

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Letter from the Chair of Biometrics and Forensics Ethics Group (BFEG), Mr Christopher Hughes to Alex MacDonald (Home Office).

This outlines the BFEG’s considerations in relation to the retention of biometric data (DNA, fingerprints and custody images) from convicted persons for 100 years.

Published 8 November 2017