SOURCE: FacePrint Global Solutions

March 06, 2006 06:30 ET

Former Chief of Police Stanley Friedman Joins FacePrint Global Solutions Advisory Board

FRESNO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 6, 2006 -- Stanley Friedman, a 32-year police veteran who served 10 years as a chief of police, has joined the Advisory Board of FacePrint Global Solutions (FGS) (OTC BB: FCPG). Friedman is a sergeant with the University of California Police Department in San Francisco, with FBI experience and a Masters degree in Criminology from the University of California at Berkeley.

"I've seen for myself the potential behind FGS's amazing EZ-FACE technology, and I know it will help police officers all over the country to catch criminals," said Friedman. "I am honored to join the team at FGS and I will do whatever I can to help get EZ-FACE out to police officers because I believe in this product."

EZ-FACE is a state-of-the-art 3D facial imagery software that allows users to generate and codify faces directly from a single picture or a database of facial elements. EZ-FACE is also the world's first Internet-access law enforcement-dedicated composite picture software. The product is currently in its final phase of development.

Because of his extensive experience with university security issues, Stanley Friedman will play a key role in FGS's smart-card technology, as the company aims to develop its smart-card program for post-secondary students and personnel.

"Mr. Friedman brings vision, creativity and proven professional, educational, operational and managerial experience to FGS," said FGS President and CEO Pierre Cote. "His knowledge in the areas of polygraph and identification, and his sense of community involvement, are stellar qualities that will serve FGS well."

Indeed, Stanley Friedman's CV is the envy of all police officers. He has been a sergeant with the University of California Police Department in San Francisco since 2001. Among his accomplishments, he served as a detective with the Arcata (California) Police Dept., spent 10 years as Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety at California State University, Northbridge, and was Commander and Lieutenant with University of California Police Department in Los Angeles. Mr. Friedman also was a member of the 1984 Olympics Training Subcommittee, assisting in the security detail during the Los Angeles summer games.

A graduate of the FBI National Academy, Stanley Friedman also holds four university degrees: Post Graduate Doctoral Studies in Public Administration, and Criminology, a Masters degree in Criminology, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology.

He is a member of the Red Cross, serves as a local disaster volunteer, and is a member of the International Association For Identification. Mr. Friedman is also a California State-licensed private investigator and consultant, conducting personnel backgrounds, internal affairs investigations, and management and security audits for public and private law enforcement and security agencies.

About FacePrint Global Solutions, Inc.: FGS marshals the considerable talent and experience of its high-tech team of professionals towards the creation of imaginative technology solutions to address the critical needs in facial recognition related to identity verification, crime-prevention and worldwide efforts against terrorism. FGS is developing a new methodology and industry standard called the "E-DNA Bioprint Coding System"™, for the transmission of data related to individual faces. Grounded in biometrics, FGS's solutions encompass a unique composite-picture driven facial recognition system, as presently demanded by both the private and public sectors. FGS's goal is to become a major provider of technologies, applications and products for identity authentication and validation. FGS is headquartered in Fresno, California. (http://www.faceprint.tv)

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