Up to $430,000 in Total Prizes to be Awarded

Phase 1 Awards
Open to all

Up to 15 Teams

Selected to Advance to Phase 2


Awarded to each team selected to advance to Phase 2

Phase 2 Awards
Open to Phase 1 Winners & Phase 2 Walk-On Teams 

1st Place


2nd Place


3rd Place


Optional Final Event Prizes

First Responder’s Choice Award

$12,500 may be awarded to the team whose submission is responsive to the needs and expectations of the law enforcement first responders.

Up to 5 Innovation Prizes

$4,000 each for submissions demonstrating outstanding innovative advancement in mobile fingerprint capture technology for law enforcement.

Up to 10 Open Source Prizes

$8,000 each to Phase 2 contestant submissions that are deposited into a public repository with a permissive open-source license. Repositories must provide their full source code and complete device specifications with sufficient detail to replicate the submission made to the Phase 2 Prototype contest.

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