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06-24-2009, 10:25 PM
The Salvation Army Family Tracing (http://www2.salvationarmy.org.uk/en/Departments/FamilyTracing/Home.htm)
The Salvation Army Family Tracing Service
The Salvation Army Family Tracing Service helps to find relatives over the age of 18. You can contact them on 0845 634 4747.
Cyndi's List Finding People (http://www.cyndislist.com/finding.htm)
'Cyndi’s List’ provides links to a large number of other sites concerned with locating missing people
The ‘look4them’ website provides a service by eight UK organisations involved in tracing missing persons.
Direct Gov: Crime, Justice and the Law (http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/CrimeJusticeAndTheLaw/index.htm)
08-31-2009, 01:23 PM
Police National Computer:
PNC holds details of people, vehicles, crimes and property that can be electronically accessed by the police and other criminal justice agencies. It is a national information system maintained and delivered by the NPIA
08-31-2009, 01:24 PM
Automatic Number Plate Recongnition:
Reads vehicle number plates via cameras using optical character recognition software. The aim is to target criminals through their use of the roads.
08-31-2009, 01:25 PM
Mobile Identification allows police to use the image of a subjects fingerprints to check their identity in the street or elsewhere. Images are transmitted for searching over a secure connection to the National Fingerprint Collection (IDENT1).
08-31-2009, 01:26 PM
NPIA is responsible for the National Fingerprint Database (IDENT1), providing the Police service in England, Scotland and Wales with a fingerprint identification system, with the capability to search palm prints and marks.
As of October 2008 the database held:
7.8 million individuals' ten-prints
16.6 million sets of ten-prints
1.75 million unidentified marks
5.9 million palm prints
115,000 palm marks
4300 serious crime marks
45,500 scenes of crime identifications over the last 6 months
08-31-2009, 01:27 PM
Dangerous Persons Database - ViSOR:
ViSOR is a UK-wide system used to store and share information and intelligence on those individuals who have been identified as posing a risk of serious harm to the public.
08-31-2009, 01:28 PM
The National Firearms Licensing Management System (NFLMS) is a register of all persons who have applied for, or have been granted, a certificate for a fiream or shotgun.
08-31-2009, 01:29 PM
This is a key intelligence tool that has revolutionised the way the police work to protect the public, dramatically changing the way offenders are identified and convictions secured.
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