High-tech hand scanners to track officers entering and leaving Winnipeg police HQ

The Winnipeg Police Service is about to install high-tech hand scanners at its downtown headquarters in order to keep better track of officers — in a move the police union is calling a slap in the face.

Over the next few months, 11 biometric hand scanners will be installed at entrances and exits to Winnipeg's police HQ as part of a $158,000 human-resources upgrade approved by city council in 2018.

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