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The police have undertaken a national rollout of mobile fingerprint scanners linked to Home Office immigration database.
These scanners will let officers take someone's fingerprints on the street, any time they "suspect" an offence is being committed and they doubt the person's identity.
Mirroring racist Stop and Search, this new practice will disproportionally target black and brown people and migrants. The initiative is also funded by the Home Office, in a clear attempt to repurpose the police into immigration enforcement squads.
Any one person identified to be "of interest" to the Home Office could be immediately sent to immigration detention. As the Windrush scandal has shown, this could mean hundreds of innocent people being unjustly detained and deported.

Join us to demand that the police:
End the racist stop and scan initiative immediately.
Sever all connections between police activity and Home Office databases.
Only use fingerprint scanning in police stations following an arrest.
Publicly release the data taken in the West Yorkshire pilot.
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