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An inmate’s eyes will also soon be a key to the jail cell.
Metropolitan Detention Center Chief Greg Rees said the jail will soon start scanning the irises of all inmates as soon as they are booked into jail. Inmates will then have their eyes scanned again when leaving to make sure that the correct person is being released.
Rees said he decided to use the new technology after the jail mistakenly released the wrong inmate, who was posing as his cellmate, earlier this month.