Fingerprint Services

The Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) unit is responsible for receiving and analyzing arrest and applicant fingerprint cards. 
The ABIS unit processes approximately 3,000 applicant fingerprint cards and 1,400 criminal arrest fingerprint cards per month.

If you need to order FBI cards (red/criminal, blue/applicant and palm cards) you can order them from this link:

FBI regulations do not permit DCI to conduct a nationwide criminal history check on individuals for their own use. I you wish to have this conducted, please click this link:

DCI cannot perform fingerprinting services for HAZMAT licensing. Please click the following link to find an FBI approved channeler in your area:

Here is a link to the FBI's Fingerprint Training Website.

Here is a link to the FBI's IAFIS Certified Products Listing.

Here is a link to Fingerprint card instructions and examples.

Here is a list of frequently asked questions.

For law enforcement agencies, here is a link for ABIS livescan fingerprint training, and here is a listing of non-trackable offenses.

Here is a link for the history of fingerprints.

Here is a link for the Biology of Friction Ridges.

For agencies considering purchasing a livescan fingerprint device, here is a checklist to use.

To schedule a fingerprint appointment at DCI, please call 307-777-7181.

To schedule fingerprint training, please call the ABIS number below.