21 August 2018
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Schengen and AFIS
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"During the debates, the following topics were raised for further discussion:
a) The interpretation
of the current implementing provisions in the SIRENE Manual1
concerning the treatment of SIS AFIS matches in the case of suspected
matches on fingerprints between alerts.
b) The possibility of communicating matches to the SIS end-users so as to make the information concerning a suspected match on fingerprints between two or more alerts visible to them in the national search result even before the respective fingerprint matches have been verified."
Fingerprint identification searches now possible in Schengen Information System (Statewatch News)
Council: Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) component of the Schengen Information System (SIS) - Implementation of a multiple identity dectector (MID) (10645-18, pdf)
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