Identification and Administrative Section
The Identification and Administrative Section consists of the Ten Print Unit and houses the MNPD’s Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS). Fingerprint specialists utilize AFIS to search arrestee fingerprint submissions that are received electronically from a booking station. Submissions are then searched against a database of 500,000+ prints for potential candidates. Following search results, a fingerprint specialist makes the final determination of identity. Additional duties of the Ten Print Unit include providing fingerprinting to the public for civil purposes, providing authorized mugshots to the public, comparing prints in cases of false identity, and comparing and identifying prints of deceased.
Fingerprint cards can be made for the general public. No appointments are taken and you must provide a government identification. The cost is $9.00 each and $1.00 for each additional card. Cash, checks and credit cards are accepted. A fee of 2.3% will be added to credit card purchases.
Open to the public: Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Address: 400 Myatt Drive, Suite 200, Madison, TN 37115
Mugshot requests are handled through the MNPD Records Division. To learn more, click here to the MNPD Records Division webpage.