According to he FBI, the expanded capabilities of Next Generation Identification (NGI) have reduced the margin of error in identifying criminals. NGI's biometric modalities include not only fingerprints, but also palm prints, mug shots, and scars that, when combined, can present a compelling case. Steve Morris, assistant director of CJIS, said NGI is not a new FBI authority; rather, it is a tool that takes advantage of new technologies. Here, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson confers with FBI Director James Comey (L) before testifying at a House Homeland Security hearing in Washington.