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Interstate Exchange of Driver’s License Photos

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Interstate Exchange of Driver’s License Photos

Now that Maryland and Virginia are active participants in the National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (NLETS) Information Sharing of Photographs (NISP) Program, Capital Wireless Information Net (CapWIN) law enforcement users in Maryland and Virginia with National Crime Information Center (NCIC) access, have instant and secure access to Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) photographs from any of the more than 18 NISP participating states.  This expanded data access builds upon CapWIN’s photo delivery service, which began as a unique innovation four years ago as the only system in the region to provide law enforcement users in the field instant and secure mobile access to Maryland driver’s license photos.

About CapWIN

The Capital Wireless Information Net (CapWIN) is a program located in the University of Maryland’s Center for Advanced Transportation Technology (CATT) that was created by, and continues to operate under the direction of a coalition of law enforcement, fire/EMS, and transportation agencies in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia to advance data communications across agency, jurisdiction, government, and discipline boundaries. For more information about CapWIN visit

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December 3, 2010

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