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Delhi’s Fingerprint Bureau experiences manpower shortage

A staff shortage is the latest challenge facing the Fingerprint Bureau of the Delhi Police. Currently, there is only one…

 

New biometric gait recognition research conducted in U.K.

When iris scans and facial recognition fail to identify individuals from a distance, then it is time to add on…

 

Minnesota crime lab scrutinized over unreliable fingerprint examination methods

The St. Paul Police Crime Lab in Minnesota is currently subject to extreme scrutiny for not following standard operational procedures…

 

Life Technologies completes advanced DNA testing facility in China

Life Technologies Corporation, a global biotechnology company, announced last week that is has completed a DNA testing manufacturing facility in…

 

India introducing fingerprint scanners in police vehicles

Specialized police vehicles that contain mobile fingerprint scanners were launched in Panchkula, India last Tuesday. The mobile fingerprint scanners are…

 

U.S. needs to change law to use Rapid DNA technology

An official at the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation has acknowledged that a change to the DNA Identification Act of…

 

Antigua and St. Kitts using biometrics to solve crime

Catching criminals and solving crimes will soon be a lot easier in Antigua & Barbuda thanks to the fingerprint system…

 

FBI to spend $1 billion on next generation biometrics

According to the New Scientist, as part of a US$1 billion update to the national fingerprint database in the United…

 

Arizona police forces testing fingerprint scanners

Police departments throughout Arizona are testing out MorpholDent, a portable fingerprint device that is about the size of iPhone. The…

 

DOJ grants $1 million for sex offender biometrics registry

The US Department of Justice will provide a grant of $1 million to five Native American tribes in Washington state…

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