Rapid-ID Statewide Solutions

DataWorks Plus has implemented several statewide Rapid-ID / SAF-ID systems.

California Mobile Fingerprint Identification System

The California Mobile Fingerprint Identification system allows California Law Enforcement agencies to use Rapid-ID with the CAL DOJ NEC AFIS. Agency staff can scan fingerprints with any FBI-Approved fingerprint scanner and then search Department of Justice’s statewide fingerprint database either by submitting the data wirelessly or with a wired USB device and a computer. Results are then returned within seconds, providing an individual's identifying data including their criminal history, outstanding warrants, sex offender status, parole and probation status, and mugshot (when available).

Rapid-ID makes it easy to manage every mobile device in use on the system with a single point connection to the Rapid-ID System. In addition, agencies can use the Transaction Manager to track the status of each fingerprint search transaction.

Florida Rapid-ID

Currently, there are more than 3,800 Rapid-ID devices from DataWorks Plus being used in Florida. Each agency that participates in the Florida Rapid-ID system has their own Rapid-ID transaction controller which accepts submissions from the mobile devices. The transaction controller then submits the fingerprints directly to the State AFIS. All fingerprint search results are then returned to the mobile device. If there is a match, then the criminal history will be available. Florida's Rapid-ID also submits directly to the FBI Repository of Individuals of Special Concern (RISC) and the results are returned to the Rapid-ID clients and devices.

Florida Rapid-ID product brochure.

Georgia Rapid-ID

Georgia's Rapid-ID searches a centralized database located at GBI headquarters which contains more than 3.6 million enrolled unique SID records from within the state of Georgia, as well as the FBI Repository of Individuals of Special Concern (RISC) database. Data is transmitted via a secure internet connection. In seconds, search responses are returned with an individual’s identifying information, including criminal history, outstanding warrants, sex offender status, parole and probation status, and mugshot (when on file).

DataWorks Plus installed and configured a RAPID-ID central server, which houses the RAPID-ID fingerprint enrollment database. Over 800 active mobile devices from nearly 100 local Georgia agencies submit fingerprints from routine booking submissions, which can then be searched against the database for identification by RAPID-ID users. Each agency can access and review a full log of all scans that have been performed by its registered RAPID-ID devices for reporting purposes.

Georgia Rapid-ID product brochure.

South Carolina Rapid-ID

DataWorks Plus' Rapid-ID uses two-finger biometric identification to perform searches against a centralized database at the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) as well as the FBI Repository of Individuals of Special Concern (RISC) database. Agencies across South Carolina can submit a search using mobile fingerprint devices for positive identification. Officers can use your selected fingerprint device to scan fingerprints wherever positive identification is needed, such as roadside stops, crime scenes, or inmate movement. Officers are able to view the results within seconds. If a hit is made, then the individual's identifying data and photo will be available for them as well.

The DataWorks Plus Rapid-ID system is an extremely fast and accurate software solution that is hardware agnostic. Fingerprints can be scanned with the Cogent BlueCheck IIu, Mi3, Motorola MC75, or any other FBI-approved fingerprint scanner. Images and results can be transmitted either wirelessly or between a wired USB device and computer. You can view the results on any computer, such as an MDT. All-in-one devices are available as well.


TXMID (Texas Mobile Identification) includes mobile hardware and software to capture and submit fingerprints to the Texas Department of Public Safety for biometric identification of a suspect. Thousands of mobile devices can have a single point of connection to the Texas Department of Safety System for positive identification. If the fingerprint is matched, it will return the person's criminal history, outstanding wants and warrants, and the FBI's Repository of Individuals of Special Concern (RISC) data and images.

With Rapid-ID / SAF-ID, DataWorks Plus has created a system that allows each agency to select from multiple mobile fingerprint devices. TXMID was designed to support fingerprint scanner hardware from various hardware manufacturers. This allows DataWorks Plus to take an independent, open, and objective approach when recommending the fingerprint scanners to meet the specific needs of each agency. As with the state of Texas, an agency may choose to use several different mobile devices instead of just one type. This allows the agency to select specific devices to be used by highway patrol and other devices to be used for mobile court room identification. Rapid-ID provides user friendly, secure, and fast mobile identification software along with the choice to select the best hardware available without being tied to a specific hardware vendor.

SAF-ID TXMID is used in a variety of mobile positive identification applications. The most common use is by patrol officers during roadside stops. Officers can capture a person's fingerprint and retrieve a response in as little as 30 seconds. The response will include criminal history information as well as warrants. This information can prove invaluable to officers' safety by avoiding reliance on fasified IDs or false aliases. Many of the mobile devices can be set up to use tones or color LED's on the device to alert the officer if there is a match without the officer even having to review the transaction. Mobile identification uses include:

  • Mobile court room identification checks
  • Checking for outstanding warrants
  • Medical Examiner's Office
  • Crime scene investigation victim identification