It was a busy week at the state Capitol. We’ll recap all the week’s top stories.
Jails in Yavapai County to begin scanning inmates' irises
“This will help us prevent releasing the wrong inmate, and it’s very quick, it’s non-intrusive, which is an advantage in a jail setting because we don’t have to hold or touch an inmate to confirm an identity," he said.
The Y.C.S.O. also bought field equipment for iris scanning and facial recognition. D’Evelyn says it’s a test, but he expects the trend of iris scanning to continue. "As we see its success," D'Evelyn said, "I expect we would expand on it at some point."