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by Stephanie Potter

NBCDFW.com 03-26-12

Arrest Made In Dallas Kidnapping

According to a police statement, the teen's bond is set at more than $2 million. Police said crime scene technicians linked Jones' fingerprints to the crimes.


ClayToday 03-29-12

Prints lead to car burglary charge

KEYSTONE HEIGHTS – Fingerprint evidence is being cited as partly responsible for the arrest of a Keystone Heights man on an auto burglary charge. A latent fingerprint taken from a Ford van that was burglarized in November 2010 were match in a state database to John Luther Bennett Sr ….


STLToday.com 03-31-12

Attorney general opposes retrial in 1982 St. Louis murder

Allen's attorneys also emphasized physical evidence they said favors his innocence: fingerprints in Bell's apartment and semen on her robe that did not match Allen or her boyfriend. The lawyers said they were told for years that the fingerprints did not exist, and obtained them only under subpoena.


The Herald News 03-30-12

Fall River Police arrest Taunton robbery suspect

One fingerprint left behind in a robbery was his undoing, a police report said. “Detectives were able to lift a fingerprint from an item in one of the robberies,” LaFleur said.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

 No major announcements this week.

LAST WEEK

  we looked at 2 new SWGIT documents related to latent print examination.

THIS WEEK

 we look at recent IAFIS statistics related to fingerprint examinations:
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Fact Sheet (March 13, 2012)

§  IAFIS searches the fingerprints of over 71.3 million subjects in the National Criminal History Record File (over 313.8 million arrest cycles).

§  The automated civil file contains an estimated 33.3 million subjects.

§  The database includes approximately:

§  650,238 Active Wants

§  582,399 Sex Offenders

§  More than 18,000 local, state, federal, and international partners electronically submit to IAFIS 

§  Interstate Photo File has 13,341,742 million photos for over 7.32 million records

§  IAFIS identified 26,336 fugitives in February 2012 as a result of tenprint processing

§   

§  Yearly Volume Tenprint Fingerprint Submissions to IAFIS:

§  Fiscal Year 2012 to date – 20.0 million

§  Fiscal Year 2011 – 50.8 million

§  Fiscal Year 2010 – 61.3 million

§  Average transaction volume: 131,658 per day

§  Record High Receipts: 04/30/2010 – 300,113 within 24 hours

§  Record High Completions: 04/30/2010 – 297,816 within 24 hours

 

February 2012

§  Electronic fingerprint submission rate – 97.8 percent

§  Manual (paper) fingerprint submission rate – 2.2 percent

§  Tenprint Criminal Submission Rate (related to arrests, inquiries, etc.): 53.0 percent

§  98.4 percent submitted electronically

§  Tenprint Civil Submission Rate (related to employment/licensing screening, etc.): 47.0 percent

§  97.1 percent submitted electronically

§  Response times:

§  Tenprint Rapsheet Request (TPRS)
Average Response Time – 1 minute and 57 seconds
99.29 percent completed within 15 seconds

§   Criminal Electronic (CAR) Fingerprint Submissions
Average Response Time – 9 minutes and 39 seconds
97.78 percent completed within one hour

§  Civil Electronic Fingerprint Submissions
Average Response Time – 1 hour 15 minutes and 23 seconds
98.44 percent completed within 12 hours

§  Electronic Non-Federal User Fee (NFUE) Fingerprint Submissions
Average Response Time - 3 minutes and 20 seconds
97.26 percent completed within 15 minutes

§  Criminal Fingerprint Card Processing Non-Urgent (CPNU) Submissions
Average Response Time – 31 minutes and 23 seconds
100 percent completed within 72 hours

§   

Latent Information Services

Yearly Palmprint Submissions to IAFIS:

- February 2011 – 81,027

- Fiscal Year 2011 to date – 415,693

  Daily average – 2,753

- Fiscal Year 2010 – 916,825

  Daily average – 2,512

- Fiscal Year 2009 – 480,700

  Daily average – 1,317

Latent Fingerprint Feature Searches (LFFS) Processed:

Average Response Time – 38 minutes & 35 seconds

- February 2011 – 13,912

- Fiscal Year 2011 to date – 68,765

- Fiscal Year 2010 – 155,625

- Fiscal Year 2009 – 153,166

Latent Fingerprint Image Searches (LFIS) Processed:

Average Response Time - 51 minutes & 25 seconds

- February 2011 - 985

- Fiscal Year 2011 to date – 5,935

- Fiscal Year 2010 – 8,272

- Fiscal Year 2009 – 5,031

Unsolved Latent File (ULF) Deposits:

- February 2011 – 6,811

- Fiscal Year 2011 to date - 27,275

  Database Size - 421,275

- Fiscal Year 2010 - 72,638

  Database Size - 314,551

- Fiscal Year 2009 - 66,847

  Database Size - 247,704

Unsolved Latent Match (ULM) Searches:

- Fiscal Year 2011 to date - 5,160

  February 2011 – 893

  January 2011 – 1,015

  December 2011 – 1,881

Latent Information Services

§  Yearly Palmprint Submissions to IAFIS:

§  February 2012 – 177,318

§  Fiscal Year 2012 to date – 808,088

§  Daily average – 5,316

§  Fiscal Year 2011 – 1,157,063 

§  Daily average – 3,170

§  Fiscal Year 2010 – 916,825

§  Daily average – 2,512

§  Latent Fingerprint Feature Searches (LFFS) Processed:

           FY12 Average Response Time – 56 minutes and 25 seconds

§  February 2012 – 16,575

§  Fiscal Year 2012 to date – 102,415

§  Fiscal Year 2011 – 203,715

§  Fiscal Year 2010 – 155,625

§  Latent Fingerprint Image Searches (LFIS) Processed:

           FY12 Average Response Time - 1 hour, 1 minutes and 31 seconds

§  February 2012 – 689

§  Fiscal Year 2012 to date – 8,543

§  Fiscal Year 2011 – 14,058

§  Fiscal Year 2010 – 8,272

§  Unsolved Latent File (ULF) Deposits:

§  February 2012 - 7,358

§  Fiscal Year to date - 44,508

§  January 2012 - Database Size* – 480,840

§  Fiscal Year 2011 - Database Size* – 486,299

§  Fiscal Year 2010 - Database Size* – 387,189

* Database sizes include deletions.

§  Unsolved Latent Match (ULM) Searches:

§  February 2012 – 1,351

§  Fiscal Year 2012 to date – 5,265

§  Fiscal Year 2011 – 14,311

§  Fiscal Year 2010 – 11,181

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