Jill Clayton is looking into whether facial recognition software and body-worn cameras are acceptable under the Freedom of Information Act.
The Calgary Police Service announced just days ago that it would be using facial recognition as a screening tool to help solve crimes.
Clayton says in a release that she will looking at how and why officers will use the technology, how personal information will be managed and how it will be protected.
Clayton points out police do have broad authority to collect, use and disclose personal information in carrying out their job.
Results of her investigation and any recommendations are to be made public.
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