Houston City Council Approves Funding for Cogent Systems AFIS

New AFIS provides Houston PD with new fingerprint collection and management tool

In cooperation with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has developed a uniform way for fingerprint, facial, scar, mark, and tattoo data to be exchanged between different jurisdictions and between dissimilar systems made by different manufacturers. History of ANSI/NIST standards for fingerprint collection