Biometrix Partners with 7-Eleven and CrimeStoppers to Fight
Calif., Aug. 6, 2003
IQ Biometrix Inc. IQBM, a worldwide provider of integrated
law enforcement and security solutions, announced today
that 7-Eleven Inc. SE and CrimeStoppers will provide FACES
composite software and training to Chicago and Boston area
is the leader in convenience retailing with approximately
5,800 stores in the United States and Canada. The funds
used by 7-Eleven for this project were earmarked by the
company's Great Lakes Division operation, including close
to 600 stores in the upper Midwest and New England.
is an initial pilot of our corporate partnership program
that brings public and private agencies together to help
police protect their communities," said William Scigliano,
CEO and president of IQBM. "It's the first in a series
of projects across the United States and Canada to ensure
that police have the best possible tools to fight crime."
has always been a proud supporter of local law enforcement
agencies," said Rick Fernandez, loss prevention manager
for the 7-Eleven's Great Lakes Division. "With this
initiative, Chicago and Boston area police officers can
develop more accurate and effective suspect composites and
bring criminals to justice more quickly."
welcomes this opportunity to help police get crime-fighting
technology that could otherwise be beyond their resources,"
said George McDade, president of Cook County CrimeStoppers.
"We want to make sure that police have every advantage
to identify and apprehend suspects and make communities
IQ Biometrix, Inc.
Inc. (IQBM) provides law enforcement and security technology
solutions for government and private industry. IQ Biometrix,
an innovative California-based company is a leading provider
of facial composite technology for law enforcement agencies
in North America. FACES is currently used by thousands of
policing agencies worldwide, including the Central Intelligence
Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. IQB is currently
developing new applications based on this foundation technology
tailored to meet the needs of national, business and personal
security. Its solutions practice is focused on integrating
IQB and partner technologies to provide customized responses
to client needs. Further information about IQB can be found
7 Eleven, Inc.
Inc. is the premier name and largest chain in the convenience
retailing industry. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, 7-Eleven,
Inc. operates or franchises approximately 5,800 7-Eleven(R)
stores in the United States and Canada and licenses approximately
19,400 7-Eleven(R) stores in 17 other countries and U. S.
territories throughout the world. During 2002, 7-Eleven(R)
stores worldwide generated total sales of more than $33
billion. Find out more online at www.7-Eleven.com.
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