Biometric ID Technology to be Announced

This is actually pretty cool since Pinal County will be the first county in Arizona to use this technology! Get the press release here.

Paul Babeu, Sheriff of Pinal County, Arizona Announces First-in-Arizona Agency-Wide Implementation of Innovative Biometric Identification Technology System to Improve Public Safety


WHO:              To be on hand:

  • Paul Babeu, Sheriff of Pinal County, Arizona
  • Sean G. Mullin, President & CEO of BI2 Technologies


WHAT:            Announcement and Demonstration of Implementation of Innovative Iris Biometric Identification Technology at the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office.  See attached News Release for additional information.

WHERE:          Pinal County Sheriff’s Office – Adult Detention Center

971 Jason Lopez Circle – Building B
Florence, AZ 85132


WHEN:            Thursday, May 5th 2011 at 11 a.m.


WHY:               The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office is the first law enforcement organization in Arizona to implement Iris Biometric Identification Technology agency-wide.  The technology will be used to enroll and positively identify every inmate at the at 1500-bed Pinal County Jail.  It will also be used to register, track and monitor more than 700 convicted sex offenders in Pinal County.  In addition, the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office intends to implement the technology in the field to enable patrol deputies, detectives and SWAT members to verify the identity, and access criminal background and risk information, on suspects using a hand-held, wireless and multi-modal (iris, fingerprint and facial) biometric recognition device operating on a Smartphone.


                        Tim Gaffney – Public Information Officer

Pinal County Sheriff’s Office

Office: 520-866-5174
Cell: 520-705-8124
Fax: 520-866-5195


                   Sean G. Mullin, President & CEO, BI2 Technologies, Plymouth, Massachusetts

                   Office: (508) 224-1600 ext. 17

Cell:   (617) 803-1644



Tim Gaffney

Public Information Officer
Pinal County Sheriff’s Office
971 Jason Lopez Circle
Florence, Arizona  85231
520-866-5174 office
520-705-8124 cell
520-866-5195 fax


About Jeff

Long time volunteer in the San Tan Valley/Queen Creek area of Arizona.

Posted on May 4, 2011, in From The PCSO, Press Release and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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