A Local Police Department Is Running Clearview AI Searches for the FBI

The FBI, which is searching for insurrectionists who stormed the U.S. Capitol last week, is working with an unlikely partner: a local police department more than 600 miles away from Washington, D.C.

An officer in Alabama named Jason Webb told the Wall Street Journal that he had used Clearview AI technology on photos captured during the riot and sent matches to the FBI.

The story highlights how access to Clearview’s platform fundamentally changes the capabilities of local law…