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Identification Processor

Company: City Of Indianapolis and Marion County
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary

Position is responsible for verifying the identification of arrested subjects, non-custodial arrested subjects, parole and probation registrants by obtaining and processing fingerprints using Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS) and manual equipment. Activities include classifying fingerprints and searching fingerprint files. May assist with serving outstanding warrants for subjects in custody and/or individuals in the office.

Position Responsibilities

Processes fingerprints on arrested individuals using Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS).

Serves as prisoner processor in processing area; receives prisoners from Marion County Sheriff's Office; establishes or updates arrest records for subjects arrested in Marion County; ensures information is completed in timely manner and integrity of same is preserved; forwards applicable arrest information to appropriate personnel; reviews information for accuracy and completeness.

Prepares and enters information (booking information, arrest information, name check information, etc.) into computer systems (e.g., JUSTIS, Mugshot, AFIS, and OMS).

Physically processes parolee/probation registrants and court ordered processing, using same procedures as in custody arrests; forwards information to local and state criminal records section for update of criminal history information.

Processes arrest slips received from the Arrestee Processing Center (APC) and/or MCSO central receiving on individuals arrested in Marion County; performs name search for previous arrest information and subsequent verification through utilization of friction ridge identification.

Obtains and maintains required certifications (e.g., IDACS/NCIC) ; utilizes appropriate systems to perform name searches on in- and out-of-custody subjects in order to locate outstanding warrants and/or other public safety alerts.

Operates AFIS; types information into AFIS workstation; input fingerprints using livescan devices; add, delete and/or update files; prepare reports.

Captures mugshot images utilizing current digital MUGSHOT operating system.

Assists authorized individuals with criminal records/warrant information; prepares requests for booking records; responds to inquiries for arrest/warrant information in person and by telephone; provides information in accordance with Department policy; routes calls to appropriate personnel.

Establishes contact with prisoners being processed; maintains control and responsibility for limited movement of prisoners within processing area.

Attends training sessions to maintain up-to-date knowledge of processing prisoners, booking records, AFIS, MUGSHOT, and other Identification related subjects. Attends initial and periodic friction ridge identification training from IMPD Latent Print Unit.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.


High School Diploma or equivalent. Must be able to type 25 wpm and pass pattern recognition and number sequence tests. Two (2) years prior work experience preferred. Previous law enforcement experience preferred; previous fingerprinting or criminal records maintenance experience or equivalent education preferred. Requires knowledge of law enforcement information systems (IDACS/NCIC, CMS, VIN, AFIS, Mugshot); IMPD regulations, policies and procedures; related criminal and civil law; arrest procedures; court policies and procedures relating to criminal arrest procedures; fingerprint classification. Must be able to identify files both alphabetically and numerically; handle sensitive and hostile public contacts; learn and utilize various fingerprint and records management software. Must be able to complete detailed forms, records and reports; ability to distinguish visual detail; emotional stability; effective communication skills; must be able to obtain and maintain IDACS/NCIC certification; must be able to learn and pass internal fingerprint training program and pass proficiency testing as deemed necessary. Must pass pre-employment background investigation, drug screen and polygraph; Position is subject to random drug screenings.

Independent Judgment

Actions are controlled by established City/Departmental, Unit and Branch policies and procedures, and civil/criminal laws. Incumbent uses judgment as necessary in the effective handling of sensitive issues or emergencies that may arise; care and precautionary measures have to be exercised in dealing with arrestees. High degree of confidentiality required. Position requires interaction with possibly hostile and/or irate individuals; considerable tact and diplomacy are necessary. Errors have a significant impact on the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, the citizens of Indianapolis, arrested individuals, and court proceedings. Work is generally performed independently; supervisory assistance is available when needed.

Keywords: City Of Indianapolis and Marion County, Indianapolis , Identification Processor, Other , Indianapolis, Indiana

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