Biometric and Criminal History Record Training
All CJIS on-site biometric training classes have been canceled. For more information, email email@example.com. Face comparison classes are now available in virtual format.
This page lists out the most current catalog and schedule of classes, workshops, and/or presentations being offered by the Resources Management Section’s Biometric Training Team. If you would like to take a class and you do not see it on the schedule, please contact us with your request. In addition, if there is something you would like to see added, make your suggestion(s) to any instructor or staff member.
Please contact us with any questions or concerns about our schedule of classes or to request training from our course catalog:
Phone: (304) 625-5279
Fax: (304) 625-2337
Advanced Comparison for Tenprint Examiners
Description: This course is designed to enhance the skills of the experienced fingerprint examiner, providing the participants with information on the application of the ACE-V process to challenging comparisons. This training is also beneficial for examiners preparing to take the IAI Tenprint Certification Test. Course curriculum consists of presentations, facilitated discussions, and practical exercises.
Prerequisite: Prior comparison experience.
This course can be provided upon request at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Description: This course is designed to provide the skills and knowledge to professionals from the law enforcement and intelligence communities working in the fields of face recognition and face comparison. It also provides students with awareness and understanding of the face comparison discipline. This training is consistent with the guidelines and recommendations outlined by the Facial Identification Scientific Working Group (FISWG).
All class times listed below are in Eastern time.
- December 6-10, 2021, 9 a.m.
- January 10-14, 2022, 9 a.m.
- February 7-11, 2022, 9 a.m.
- March 14-18, 2022, 11 a.m.
- April 4-8, 2022, 9 a.m.
- May 9-13, 2022, 9 a.m.
E-mail email@example.com for virtual class requirements and registration instructions.
Scientific Basics of Fingerprints: Classifying, Recording, and Comparing including the Scientific Basics of Palm Prints – Recording
Description: This course is for individuals interested in obtaining a basic understanding of fingerprints. Participants will learn the fingerprint pattern types, classification using the Henry (if applicable to the agency), National Crime Information Center (NCIC) systems, and AFIS Pattern Classification (APAT) code. The course will demonstrate procedures to effect an identification or exclusion, and will cover recommended techniques to record/collect legible fingerprints and palm prints. Course curriculum consists of presentations, facilitated discussions, and practical exercises.
Understanding the FBI Identity History Summary: External Next Generation Identification (NGI) Response
Description: This course provides an understanding of the FBI Identity History Summary (IdHS) generated as a result of an NGI fingerprint search. Topics covered include the fields, codes, and abbreviations the FBI uses to enter data. Additionally, the course emphasizes the importance of the IdHS to both criminal and civil applicant agencies, as well as the importance of submitting dispositions to complete the FBI record. NOTE: This course is NOT “Understanding the NCIC Record.” However, certain aspects of the NCIC record will be covered.
This course can be provided upon request. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.