China plans to shake up supervision of police officers and judges using artificial intelligence and big data. Photo: AFP China plans to shake up supervision of police officers and judges using artificial intelligence and big data. Photo: AFP
China plans to shake up supervision of police officers and judges using artificial intelligence and big data. Photo: AFP

China plans hi-tech supervision of police officers and judges as party tightens grip on domestic security

  • A new automated system using big data technology will be used to identify procedural violations in investigations, trials and enforcement work
  • Machine learning and computer analysis will be used to check for deviations or abnormalities in verdicts and sentences handed down by judges

Topic |   China’s Communist Party
China plans to shake up supervision of police officers and judges using artificial intelligence and big data. Photo: AFP China plans to shake up supervision of police officers and judges using artificial intelligence and big data. Photo: AFP
China plans to shake up supervision of police officers and judges using artificial intelligence and big data. Photo: AFP

Corrected [11:30am, 29 Aug, 2020]

  • [11:30am, 29 Aug, 2020]

    An earlier version of this story reported Guo Shengkun as chairman of the Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission. He is the commission's secretary.

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