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CATALOG OF FEDERAL DOMESTIC ASSISTANCE

16.303:  Law Enforcement Assistance: FBI Fingerprint Identification

Popular Name:  FBI Criminal Justice Information Services Division

Objectives:  To provide fingerprint and arrest-record services to U.S. Government and criminal justice agencies; and to provide arrest-record services to State and local governmental authorities, as well as certain authorized nongovernmental entities for employment and licensing purposes.

PROGRAM AND AWARD FINANCIAL AND INFORMATION CONTACTS
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE INFO.
APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS INFORMATION CONTACTS
RELATED PROGRAMS ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS
PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS


16.303 ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant Eligibility:  All criminal justice agencies, Federal Government, and other authorized governmental and nongovernmental agencies and entities.

Beneficiary Eligibility:  All criminal justice agencies, Federal Government, and other authorized governmental and nongovernmental agencies and entities.

Credentials/Documentation:  Initial request for services must be from a statutorily authorized agency; request must be written on letterhead of agency and list address of agency and title of official signing request; it must indicate that information is to be used only for criminal investigative or other official purpose authorized by statute; and reply will be sent only to head of requesting organization.

16.303 APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:

Preapplication Coordination:  None. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.

Application Procedure:  Inquiries must be sent to the Assistant Director, Criminal Justice Information Services Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice, 1000 Custer Hollow Road, Clarksburg, WV 26306.

Award Procedure:  Not applicable.

Deadlines:  None.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time:  Not applicable.

Appeals:  Not applicable.

Renewals:  Not applicable.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals:  Not applicable.

Examples of Funded Projects:  Not applicable.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance:  Not applicable.

16.303 RELATED PROGRAMS:

  • 16.001 Law Enforcement Assistance: Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs: Laboratory Analysis;
  • 16.301 Law Enforcement Assistance: FBI Crime Laboratory Support.

16.303 PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

Fingerprint cards processed during fiscal year 1999, total 12,423,335; fiscal year 2000 total is about 14,100,000; and fiscal year 2001 estimated total is 14,650,000.

16.303 FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE INFO:

Federal Agency:  FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Type of Assistance:  Provision of Specialized Services.

Obligations:  (Salaries and expenses) FY 99 $197,545,714; FY 00 est $199,729,263; and FY 01 est $196,786,682.

Budget Account Number:  15-0200-0-1-751.

Authorization:  28 U.S.C. 534; Public Laws 91-452, 92-544, 94-29, 95-405, 97-444, 99-169, 99-399, 100-181, 100-413, 101-604, 101-630, 101-647, 103- 159, 103-209, 103-322, 104-120, 105-135, 105-251, and 105-277.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature:  Title 28, CFR, Sections 0.85(b) and (j), 16.30-16.34, 16.96(e) 20.1-20.3, 20.3020.38; and 50.12; Booklet entitled "Science of Fingerprints," for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 - Stock Number 027-001-00024-6; Article Entitled "Development of Latent Impressions with Powder", no cost; "Chemical Development of Latent Impressions," no cost; "Lifting Latent Impressions," no cost; "Techniques for Taking Good Fingerprints," no cost.

16.303 INFO CONTACTS:

Regional or Local Office:  See Catalog Appendix IV for addresses and phone number of FBI field offices. Persons are encouraged to communicate with the headquarters office noted below.

Headquarters Office:  Assistant Director, Criminal Justice Information Services Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice, 1000 Custer Hollow Road, Clarksburg, WV 26306. Phone: (304) 625-2222. Use the same number for FTS.

(See Appendix IV for more contact info.)

16.303 ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements:  Not applicable.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance:  Not applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions:  Criminal identification by means of fingerprints; determination of a person's past criminal history, if any; fingerprint identification of missing persons, unknown deceased persons, unknown living persons and victims of major disasters; and processing of physical evidence for latent finger and palm prints. Information must be used for official purposes only and is not furnished for public dissemination.

16.303 POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports:  None.

Audits:  None.

Records:  None.

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