Beginning Dec. 1, the Nashville, Tenn., public school system will become what is believed to be the first school system in the country to implement face-recognition security cameras to spot intruders in its schools.

Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) will pilot the cameras in its central administrative office and at Harpeth Valley Elementary School, Gra-Mar Middle School, and Antioch High School.

Students, teachers, and school staff will have their pictures taken and uploaded into the system, so the cameras will recognize their images. When an unfamiliar person enters the building, and the camera cannot match that person's face to a photo stored


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