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Orlando Ditches Facial Recognition Technology
The program from Amazon is called Rekognition and the city has twice tested the technology. The first trial run went from December 2017 to June 2018.
Controversial Central Florida State Attorney Aramis Ayala Not Running for Reelection
The Central Florida Democrat was the subject of the ire of then-Gov. Rick Scott when she suddenly announced in 2017 that she would not pursue the death penalty in any case in her jurisdiction.
Ryan Williams to Challenge Aramis Ayala in 2020
Ayala made national headlines shortly after taking office in 2016 when she revealed she would not seek the death penalty for accused cop killer Markeith Loyd who was wanted for the murder of his girlfriend Sade Dixon when he allegedly gunned down Orlando police officer Debra Clayton when she tried to detain him outside an Orlando Wal-Mart.. Ayala got more than $1million in help in the last election from George Soros, a staunch death penalty opponent.