AFIS en Improved fingerprinting system catches more criminals <p>Officials in King County say the adoption of a more advanced Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) a year ago has led to additional crimes being solved.</p><p>The regional AFIS is paid for through a property tax levy.&nbsp; It costs the average homeowner in King County about $20 a year. Fri, 18 May 2012 22:13:12 +0000 Paula Wissel 5045 at