Number of hits

Positive AFIS identification is called a “hit”. If the system returns a hit, a set of two fingerprints has proved to be identical. Evidence of identical fingerprints can help prove a person’s guilt or exonerate a suspect from a crime, provided that the fingerprints are of a good quality, the fingerprint experts are competent, and efficient processes and technologies are employed.

Number of hits in 2021:  
Identification of individuals with the two-finger method: 51 928
Identification of individuals with the ten-finger method: 29 623
Trace identification (ten fingers, ball of the thumb, edge of the hand): 3 548

Last modification 02.05.2022

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