These updates include information on missing persons, wanted criminals and the number of criminals in a region. Lancashire Police also plans to use Alexa voice assistants to send internal briefings. This will allow officials to keep abreast of emergencies or just listen to the daily criminal log.
But the most interesting aspect of the experiment is that victims and witnesses are likely to report it through their own Echo. Rob Flanagan, director of innovation for Lancashire Police. "We should be able to reduce the demand for call centres through the use of voice recognition or voice technology," the Police Academy Conference was told. And actually provide the community with the information they need without having to enter the police station for help. "
Although this integration between law enforcement and Alexa is convenient for the general public and can reduce public resource use, concerns about the privacy implications of crime and the sending of bulletins to the system have risen, mainly because the dialogue is recorded And stored inAmazonofserveron.
In December 2016, police in Bentonville, Arkansas, issued a search warrant to Amazon to search for Echo recordings belonging to a murder suspect on Amazon's server, and the company rejected the police's request that the information be protected by the first amendment to the United States Constitution Case protection. In the end, the defendant allowed the prosecutor to give evidence. In November last year, the murder charges against the suspect were dropped.