New devices in fight against crime

NEW fingerprint technology is the latest weapon in the fight against crime in the county.Norfolk Police have taken delivery of new hand-held electronic fingerprint devices which can be used to establish a person's identity if they are already on the national database.

NEW fingerprint technology is the latest weapon in the fight against crime in the county.

Norfolk Police have taken delivery of new hand-held electronic fingerprint devices which can be used to establish a person's identity if they are already on the national database.

It has been developed to increase the amount of time officers spend on the streets, taking away the need to take a person to a police station to establish their identity.