Story: Dishonesty crime

LiveScan (2nd of 2)


Lower Hutt police officer Guy Bradley uses LiveScan to capture a fingerprint in a demonstration of the new fingerprint-scanning technology first introduced as a pilot scheme in November 2006. LiveScan electronically reads fingerprints and palms, and provides instant matches if fingerprints are held in the national database. A further 40 LiveScan units were rolled out across the country in early 2007, largely replacing the traditional ink and paper process.

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Carl Walrond, 'Dishonesty crime - What is dishonesty crime?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 April 2024)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 2 Nov 2018 with assistance from Greg Newbold