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Chief Constables’ Council 
 
Title: Digital Ethics Proposal 
7 October 2020 
 

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Author:  
DCC David Lewis 
Force/Organisation:  
Dorset Police 
Date Created:  
02/09/2020 
Coordination Committee:  
Workforce 
Portfolio:  
Ethics 
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App A 
Information Governance & Security 
 
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APPENDIX A 
USEFUL CONTEXTUAL READING 
 
 
Notable research and contributions 
There has been some helpful, high quality work undertaken recently in this area.  A not-exhaustive list includes 
 
College of Policing/What Works modelling of future with trends and helpful scenario planning: 
https://whatworks.college.police.uk/About/News/Pages/Policing2040.aspx 
 
 
Use of AI/Algorithms in policing: 
 
RUSI work on police use of data analytics: https://rusi.org/publication/occasional-papers/data-analytics-and-
algorithms-policing-england-and-wales-towards-new 
https://rusi.org/event/rusi-annual-security-lecture an
 
Liberty Report on use of predictive algorithms in policing: 
https://www.libertyhumanrights.org.uk/issue/policing-by-machine/ 
 
Police Foundation on governance of new technology: http://www.police-foundation.org.uk/2019/05/trial-and-
error-time-to-rethink-the-governance-of-new-technology-in-policing/ 
 
 
Facial Recognition Publications: 
 
 

London Policing Ethics Panel publication on live facial recognition: 
http://www.policingethicspanel.london/uploads/4/4/0/7/44076193/live_facial_recognition_final_report_may
_2019.pdf 
 
South Wales Police public engagement on facial recognition: http://afr.south-wales.police.uk/ 
https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/surveillance-camera-commissioners-statement-court-of-appeal-
judgment-r-bridges-v-south-wales-police-automated-facial-recognition 
 
EHRC article on FR and predictive algorithms: https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/our-
work/news/facial-recognition-technology-and-predictive-policing-algorithms-out-pacing-law 
 
Information Commissioner’s Opinion on the use of live facial recognition: https://ico.org.uk/media/about-the-
ico/documents/2616184/live-frt-law-enforcement-opinion-20191031.pdf 
 
 
Research relating to the Public Sector more generally: 
 
Committee on Standards in Public Life publication on public bodies’ use of AI: 
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/artificial-intelligence-and-public-standards-report 
 
Alan Turing Institute report on Understanding artificial intelligence ethics and safety in the public sector: 
https://www.turing.ac.uk/research/publications/understanding-artificial-intelligence-ethics-and-safety 
 
Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation reviews into online targeting and bias in algorithmic decision-making: 
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/interim-reports-from-the-centre-for-data-ethics-and-
innovation 
 
Law Society’s Technology and Law Public Policy Commission report on the use of algorithms: 
https://www.lawsociety.org.uk/topics/research/algorithm-use-in-the-criminal-justice-system-report 
 
National Police Chiefs’ Council