Memorandum of Understanding between the FBI and [Redacted] and [Redacted] for the Exchange of Military Detainee Fingerprints and the Exchange of Known or Suspected Terrorist Fingerprints

The document is a memorandum of understanding between the FBI and two redacted parties regarding the exchange of fingerprints and other biographical data for military detainees and known or suspected terrorists. The memorandum also outlines the procedures for management, comparison, reporting, and execution of fingerprint comparisons.

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Non-legal Memo
Doc_date: 
Friday, August 6, 2004
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1. PURPOSE: This Mernorand
Investigation (FBI) en the Federal 'Bureau r
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ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED
HEREIN 12 UNCLASSIFIED
. .DATE 06-14-2011 BY 612024. ,T IC LAW SAB/ab
MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
BETWEEN
THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
AND
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THE EXCHANGE OF MILITARY DETAINEE FINGERPRINTS AND THE
EXCHANGE OF KNOWN OR SUSPECTED TERRORIST FINGERPRINTS
GENERAL PROVISIONS
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ereinafter referre to as e "parties," memorializes
the partieS! desire o exc ange fingerprint and biographical data regarding military detainees and
known or suspected terrorists. It sets forth the agreed upon procedures for management,
comparison, reporting; and execution of fingerprint comparisons,
2. BACKGROUND:'
'deployed throughout the *odd.- These teams
obtain fingerprints as part of their efforts to identify and apprehend IcnoWn or suspected, terrorists.

Similarly, the FBI collects fingerprints Of known or suspected terrorists via agreements
with various law enforcement agencies. It currently has a database of such fingerprints that
would be helpful to the mobile teams because it would alloW comparison of such fingerprints
,while a suspect is in a team's custody.
• Relevant portions of the FBI's database'
'utilized by
the teams that will allow a prompt check to determine whether there has been prior coritact(s)
with a detained individual, Additionally, fingerprint and descriptive infOrmation obtained Fiv thp
may be shared with the FBI and the othe1
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database. Consequently, the parties are entering into this MOU as an aid in the
evelopment of the most thorough database possible to search for such known or suspected
terrorists.
- 3. AUTHORITY: The FBI is entering into this MOU under the authority provided by title 28,
United States Code (U.S.C.), §§ 533-534 and the Attorney General's April 11, 2002, order to
.coordinate and share information related to terrorism" 'enters into this MOU
under the. authority provided by' b7F,
This memorandum states that the
are integrated effectively into
information assurance systems, physical access control systems, best business practices, and
applications, as appropriate." In the same memorandum, the'
—Elilaraed the' (with "develonfinul and ininlernerfing] storage methods for •
4. SCOPE: This MOU defines the responsibilities of the parties.
a. The FBI agrees to:
Provide reguiar-aptiareS-tothe iwown:and suspected terronst file
Ito be identified at a later time.
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iii. Provide a techniCal point-of-contact (POC) and an operational POC.
iv. Search the biometric data collected b
against relevant databases, and advis
and provided by
f the results of the searching.
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i. Download FBI-provided fingerprint information to its
ii. Have the' 'periodically access' Ito; obtain current
information to maintain a current database.
iii. Notify, via best available means the FBI's operational POC
provide' of those individuals identified via a fingerprint
comparison.
iv, Provide a technical POC and an operational POC.
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agrees to:
i. Receive, from the FBI, the FBI's relevait fingerprint information taken.from
and make itl 'through •
appropriate communications
ii. Consolidate, store,. and exchange the biometric data collected by
dursuant to the
military detainees and suspected terrorists
terms of the July 15,,2004, correspondence fro
Ito thel
iii. Provide a POC for thel land the FBI,
5. FUNDING: There are no reimbursable expenses associated with this level of support. Each
party will fund its own activities unless otherwise agreed to in writing.
6. DISCLOSURE AND USE OF INFORMATION:
-a. The exchange of data will be limited to the provisions contained herein.
-b. Information provided tol 'pursuant te.this waleerneni- iay riot .1.4
disseriinae beyond
c. as appropriate, will implement policy and procedures:
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i. To ensure the security, confidentiality; and eventual destruction of this
information; and
ii. To establish accountability for access to the information.
7. ' SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES; Disagreements between the parties arising under or relating
to this MOU will be resolved only by consultation between the parties and will not be referred to
any other person or entity for settlement.
8. SECURITY: It is the intent of the parties that the actions carried out under this MOU will be
_.conducted at the unclassified level.' No classified information will be provided or generated
under this MOU.
9. AMENDMENT, TERMINATION, ENTRY INTO FORCE, AND DURATION:
a. All activities of the parties under this MOU will be carried out in accordance to the
above-described provisions,
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Michael D. Kirkpatrick .
Assistant Director in Charge
Criminal Justice Information
Services Division
b. This MOU may be amended by the mutual written consent of the parties' authorized
representatives.
c. This MOU may be terminated at any time upon the mutual written consent of the.
parties. In the event-the parties consent to terminate this MOU, the parties will consult
prior to the date of termination to ensure termination on the most economical and
equitable terms.
d. Any party may terminate this MOU upon 30 days written notification to the other
party. Such notice will be the subject of immediate consultation-by the parties to decide
upon the appropriate course oflaction. In the event of such termination,- the following,
rules apply:
I. The parties will continue participation, financial or otherwise, up to the
effective date of termination.
ii. Each party will pay the costs it incurs as a result of termination.
iii. Alt information and rights therein received under the provisions of this MOU
prior to the termination will be retained by the parties, subject to the provisions of
this MOU.
10. This MOO,, which consists of ten numbered sections, will enter into effect upon signature of
the parties and will remain in effect until terminated. The parties should review the contents of
this MOU annually to determine whether there is a need for the deletion, addition, or amendment
of any provision. This MOU is not intended, and should not be construed, to create any right or
benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or otherwise by any third party against the
parties, their parent agencies, the- United States, or the officers, einployees associated personnel thereof.- ) agents, or other
The foregoing represents the understandings reached among thel land the FBI. b 7 E.
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