2 NC DMV License and Theft Bureau Oldest State Law Enforcement Agency originating in 1921.Its mission is to enforce all State and Federal laws that regulate motor vehicle operations, sales, inspection maintenance and auto theft, and to conduct investigations that prevent frauds, impositions, and other abuses upon the citizens of North Carolina.
10 How it works Much the same as working with fingerprints Fingerprints are unique, and so are facial measurements“Automated fingerprintidentification system”for facesIn a manner similar to the comparison of a fingerprint card to a repository of fingerprint cards, FR is an “automated fingerprint identification system for faces.”
11 Enrollment Process FR Value Facial Recognition JPG, GIF, etc. Database FR Value
12 Details of FR technology… Computer software uses biometrics to define distinguishable landmarks of the faceFacial landmarks are measured and assigned a numerical value that represents the “face print”Distance between eyesWidth of noseDepth of eye socketsShape of cheek bonesLocation of chinLength of the jaw line
15 Points of EmphasisFacial recognition is sensitive to environmental conditions (focus, lighting, picture background)Requires human interaction to identify a matchAn investigative tool, not a means of definitive identificationProperly used, can help solve cases (including missing persons cases) and save lives
30 Results Continuedctive with the Salisbury Police Department contacted the License and Theft Bureau Fraud Lab with the above surveillance video screen shot. The suspect in the above photos had gone to a local department store with a stolen credit card and used it to purchase several items. The photos were imported into facial recognition system. By the identification of this suspect the police were able to arrest an organized group of criminals engaged in fraud among other activities.
43 America’s Most Wanted Fugitive - Poteat Florida DL 2000 In August of 2008, Poteat’s driver’s license photo was discovered in the State of Florida…..living under the alias Dwayne Phillip Cannon. While not a direct result of a Facial Recognition Probe, his alias was discovered through the Facial Recognition Fugitive Project.Florida DL 2000Florida DL 2006
44 Photo Progression – AMW Fugitive Capture 1142 – Jack Allen Poteat Jack Allen Poteat aka Dwayne Phillip Cannon FLDL 2000Jack Allen Poteat aka Dwayne Phillip Cannon FLDL 2006Jack Allen Poteat NCDL 1998As a result of being a featured fugitive on America’s Most Wanted on January 22, 2011, 39 Tips were received in the first 48 hours. Two of those tips put Poteat, living under the alias Jonmarc Phillips, in the State of Texas. On January 25th, following a car chase and crash, Poteat was captured attempting to flee from the residence of his in-laws. Tipsters, with a 100 “level of surety”, told the FBI that the fugitive looked exactly like his Florida Driver’s License photo.Jack Allen Poteat aka Dwayne Phillip Cannon aka Jonmarc Phillips Hospital Photo January 28, 2011Jack Allen Poteat aka Dwayne Phillip Cannon aka Jonmarc Phillips Post Crash Photo January 25, 2011