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Latent Investigative Services
FBI's Next Generation Identification (NGI) System provides authorized law enforcement agencies with new and enhanced latent capabilities designed to produce leads within unsolved criminal and terrorism investigations.
Rapid DNA, or "Rapid DNA Analysis," describes the fully automated (hands free) process of developing a CODIS Core STR profile from a reference sample buccal swab. The "swab in – profile out" process consists of automated extraction, amplification, separation, detection and allele calling without human intervention.
NGI Iris Services
The Next Generation Identification (NGI) Iris Service, provides a fast, accurate, and contactless biometric identification option for law enforcement and criminal justice users. The NGI Iris Service uses an iris image repository within the NGI system.
Palm Print Services
The FBI's Next Generation Identification (NGI) palm print and supplemental print (i.e., lower joints and extreme tips of the fingers) searching capabilities are now operational.
Face / Interstate Photo System
The Next Generation Identification (NGI) Interstate Photo System (IPS) is the FBI’s repository of all photos received with tenprint transactions, by qualifying submission or bulk submission, when verified with an existing tenprint record.
NGI RISC Service
The Next Generation Identification (NGI) Repository for Individuals of Special Concern (RISC) rapid mobile search capability provides a tool for authorized criminal justice users in a field setting to quickly assess the threat level of an encountered individual.