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Zimbabwe Is In The Process Of Creating A Criminal Digital Fingerprint Database

The government has reportedly acquired an electronic machine that can be used to digitise fingerprints for use in digitising fingerprints found at crime scenes. The machine will be used to create a criminal digital fingerprint database along the lines of the FBI’s IAFIS (The Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System ) that most of us have […]

ZRP says it needs US$4.2 million to secure fingerprint search system

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has an outstanding payment of US$4.2 million that’s required to acquire a fingerprint search system. According to Newsday, this information was shared by ZRP’s Finance Director, Police Senior Assistant Commissioner Wiklef Makamache, in an address to a Parliamentary Committee on Home Affairs. In the same session, the permanent secretary in […]