The Automated Fever Detection system from iOmniscient displays privacy protection on every face except the one person with a fever. If a person walks around with a fever then the system would make authorities aware so the infected person can receive treatment and others are not infected. CREDIT: iOmniscient Corporation

It’s now evident in the U.S. that there are pockets within police departments that have demonstrated racial bias. This has resulted in a justified reaction from the public against them. And unlike most other western countries, in the U.S., both the police and many in the public are armed with guns, which tends to make their interactions more lethal.

All societies need a police force because without one anarchy would prevail. Societies establish laws to protect the rights of citizens and we need a police force to enforce those rights. We need to offer our police the best tools possible for them to operate effectively. At the same time, we must build the right checks and balances within our institutions to ensure that rogue elements in law enforcement do not misuse the power that’s entrusted to them to jeopardize the rights of some of the very citizens that they have been chartered to protect.

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