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, identifying/confirming fingerprints of arrested persons, comparing prints in cases of false identity, and comparing and identifying prints of deceased.
Mugshot requests are handled through the Metro Nashville Police Department Central Records Division.
- 1 Ten Print Supervisor
- 3 Ten Print Unit Technicians