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Biometrics and Identification Division

Automated Print Identification Section (APIS)

The Automated Print Identification Section oversees all programs dealing with fingerprints and palm prints for law enforcement agencies in Michigan, specializing in the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS), Live Scan, Mobile ID, and Ten-print Analysis and Identification Unit.
The API Section can be reached at 517-242-4558. 
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Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) Section

CODIS is a database of DNA profiles collected from crime scene evidence, convicted offenders, felony arrestees, missing persons, and unidentified human remains.

The CODIS Section can be reached at 517-636-0465 or questions can be emailed to
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Digital Analysis Identification Section (DAIS)

The Digital Analysis Identification Section is responsible for the repositories of mug shots, scars, marks, tattoos and crime scene images, as well as program oversight of the Audio Video Analysis Unit, Forensic Artist Program, and the Statewide Network of Agency Photos (SNAP)Unit facial recognition system.
Contact DAIS: 517-242-4558.
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Polygraph Section

The Polygraph Section is available to law enforcement partners and the criminal justice system to assist in solving crimes through the use of validated psychological and physiological techniques.

Law enforcement agencies may contact the Polygraph Section at 517-636-0465 or For after hours requests, please contact MSP Operations: 517-241-8000.

Learn more about the Polygraph Section