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Squad Car Unit Identification (SQUID) Program

Award Information

Award #
Funding Category
Awardee County
San Bernardino
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2002, $1,800,000)

Project Summary for 2002-RG-CX-K006

Identix Inc. is the manufacturer of the patented portable combination live-scan fingerprint and photo capture system, Identification Based Information System (IBIS), processed through a Remote Data Terminal (RDT). Identix is a specialized manufacturer of the electronic component systems and parts of the IBIS and RDT. This system, in conjunction with an interface to the law enforcement's fingerprint database provides real-time suspect identification to the law enforcement personnel working in the field as well as correctional personnel. Use of IBIS/RDT will assist law enforcement agencies in investigating crimes within a more comprehensive context and expedite the investigative process, reducing the critical time factor. The system has been fielded and the short fall of the system is the time necessary for a response. This grant will analyze and implement methods of improving response time.


Date Created: September 22, 2002