The city police have requested the Crime Records Bureau of the southern States to share the details. Puducherry has already provided the details.
According to Vijay Gnanadesikan, director, FACETAGR, the technology was first used in the T. Nagar police district in October 2017.
Initially, data on 12,000 criminals were uploaded on the application.
Beat policemen use app
“As on date, there are 67,000 persons, including those from Puducherry. Once we get data from States such as Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala and Karnataka, the numbers will increase,” said Mr. Gnanadesikan. The application is being used in 10 out of 12 police districts. All the beat policemen have the application on their phones.
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