Mentalix Wins Card Conversion Contract from the Texas Department of Public Safety
The Texas Department of Public Safety’s Crime Records Service has awarded its Group II Hard Fingerprint Card Conversion Project to Plano-based Mentalix. The contract involves scanning 1.4 million fingerprint cards from the Crime Records Service archives for subjects born prior to 1940. The resulting electronic files will be added to the state AFIS (Automated Fingerprint Identification System) database, which will enable easier access to the fingerprint records and reduce the need for manual comparisons. This project allows the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) to attain complete conversion of all old fingerprint cards to electronic files and will assist with closing cold cases.