Iris scanners to compliment fingerprinting

January 19, 2010 | 7:56 p.m. CST
Steve Ruch, a representative of SureScan Technology, demonstrates how to use an iris scanner. Iris scanners will be used by the Columbia Police Department and the Boone County Sheriff's Department for identification purposes. Each eye has 240 points used for identification. The scanners will be used as a complement to fingerprinting.

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