Fingerprint division deals with –
Maintaining fingerprint record slips of specified categories of criminals:
Conducting Fingerprint search relating to unidentified, arrested and suspected persons.
Undertaking examination of Questioned Fingerprint impression on documents like Revenue Stamps, Bank withdrawal forms, Money order receipt, Property transactions cases etc. for identification purposes.
Examining and comparing the chance prints with available data bank in Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) to know the results.
Examining and comparing fingerprints used by illiterate people as signatures and help the Judiciary in civil/criminal suits.
Visiting Scene of Crime to assist IO's in developing latent prints on objects handled by the Criminals.
Examining unidentified dead body in establishing identity with available fingerprints on record.