NCIC 2000 Capabilities

Enhanced Name Search: New York State Identification and Intelligence System algorithm will permit greater flexibility in name searches, allowing permutations in name spelling and a range for date of birth.

Fingerprint Searches: Storing and searching of fingerprints using right index fingerprint only. Allows user to submit one fingerprint to be compared to all fingerprints on file for people who are wanted, missing, convicted, or on probation or parole.

Probation/Parole: Records of individuals who are under supervised release. Notifications are issued to the probation officer or supervisor when there is a hit made on a record in this file.

Online Manuals: Manuals are available to users online.

Improved Data Quality: Clearer error messages, fewer abbreviations in responses and expanded fields to allow users more room for explanations.

Information Linking: Allows users to connect records so that one inquiry will retrieve related records.

Mugshots: As part of imaging capability, one mug shot per record may be entered, and maintained, as well as one fingerprint, one signature and up to 10 other identifying images, such as scars, marks or tattoos.

Other Images: One identifying image can be stored for each entry, such as a vehicle, boat, or parts, plus generic images for the reference.

National Sex Offender Registry: Records of individuals who are convicted sex offenders who have been released from prison, paroled or placed on supervised release, including a caution message for sexually violent predators.

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