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DHS/USSS/PIA-017 Forensic Services Division System


The United States Secret Service (USSS) Forensic Services Division System (FSDS) provides the Forensic Services Division (FSD) with a suite of applications that facilitates its support of the Secret Service mission. FSDS applications provide authorized users with evidence and case tracking functionalities, automated handwriting recognition capability, and the ability to digitally examine and store fingerprints and palm prints. The USSS is conducting this Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) update to discuss sharing personally identifiable information (PII) with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Biometric Identity Management’s (OBIM) Automated Biometric Identity System (IDENT)1 and the National Capital Regional Automated Fingerprint Identification System (NCR AFIS), a regional fingerprint database including Fairfax County, Virginia; Washington, D.C.; and Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties, Maryland. In addition, this Privacy Impact Assessment update documents how Forensic Services Division examiners can route Live-Scan collected known fingerprint records and latent prints through the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Next Generation Identification (NGI) system for searching through IDENT. May 2024

Associated SORN(s):

  • DHS/USSS-001 Criminal Investigation Information
  • DHS/USSS-003 Non-Criminal Investigation Information
  • DHS/USSS-004 Protection Information Systems
Attachment Ext. Size Date
DHS/USSS/PIA-017(b) Forensic Services Division System (FSDS) - May 2024 PDF 481.34 KB 05/06/2024
DHS/USSS/PIA-017(a) Forensic Services Division System (FSDS) - May 2020 PDF 200.95 KB 05/08/2020
DHS/USSS/PIA-017 Forensic Services Division System (FSDS) - May 2017 PDF 172.01 KB 05/09/2017
Last Updated: 05/07/2024
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