IRIS Recognition Program

This child safety program is available for community safety events, health fairs, schools etc. The technology, accessed through a high-resolution digital camera, is used to positively identify children and vulnerable adults in seconds by digitally encoding the unique characteristics of people's irises and making the information available in seconds on a national database. More information is available at


Click here for to download the "IRIS" for children Brochure

Click here for to download the "IRIS" for seniors Brochure

For more information on the IRIS Program, please contact:

Linda M. Pacheco, Director
Public Safety Education

323 Mill St. New Bedford, MA

Phone: (774) 628-0029


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