MRAP Fact Sheet 2011

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Minnesota Justice Information Services • 1430 Maryland Ave. E., St. Paul, 55106 • 651
-
793
-
2500 •
http://bca.dps.mn.gov

Version
2.
0
March 2011





The Minnesota Repository of Arrest Photos is a database of arrest and booking photos
and other identifying information
submitted by law enforcement agencies.

What is
the
Purpose of MRAP
?

The
Minnesota Repository of Arrest Photos (
MRAP
)

allow
s criminal justice agencies
to search arrest and booking photos
and other identifying marks
from a variety of law
enforcement agencies
. The information can be used to create lineups an
d witness
viewing sessions.
Agencies can also submit searches of unidentified persons through
the facial recognition component of MRAP to attempt to obtain more accurate
identification.
The MRAP is maintained by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension

(BCA)
.

W
ho Can

A
ccess
MRAP



Reliable a
ccess to the MRAP is available to all Minnesota criminal justice agencies
that have access to the CJDN and have a computer with Internet Explorer

6.0 or
greater. Agencies do not need to submit images to the

repository in o
rder to

access
the MRAP site.


Once the BCA grants access to MRAP to an agency’s Local Administrator, other
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What Kind
s

of Images can be Submitted to the MRAP?

Images being sent to the MRAP must conform to National Institute of Standards and
Technology best practices recommendations for image formatting and quality. For
specifics, see
http://www.itl.nist.gov/iaui/vip/face/bpr_mug3.html


To obtain an MRAP account,
go to the BCA Catalog of Services at
https://sps.x.state.mn.us/sites/bcaservicecatalog/default.aspx

or contact the BCA
Service Desk at 651
-
793
-
2500, 888
-
234
-
1119 or
bca.servicedesk@state.mn.us





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