CBS 2 - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Iowa City Police Explore Digital Fingerprinting

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- The Iowa City Police Department wants to upgrade its fingerprinting system from an ink and card method to electronic scanning.
The department is applying for federal grant money that would be used to buy a fingerprinting scanner. Police Chief Sam Hargadine says it will improve efficiency and accuracy.
The department has been moving toward the digitalization of its operations. It includes electronic filing for most reports and plans to equip officers with body-mounted digital video cameras.
The grant for more than $26,000 is being submitted jointly with the Johnson County Sheriff's Office. The department would use its half for the scanner.
The county uses a digital fingerprinting system at the jail and the University of Iowa uses a scanner.

Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Advertise with us!
Brought to you by:
Brought to you by:

Washington Times