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Michele Triplett’s Fingerprint Dictionary, 3rd Edition

From analysis to verification, and from Amido Black to Zinc Nitrate, the latest edition of the Fingerprint Dictionary takes all of the common, and...

Fundamentals of Fingerprint Analysis

The "CSI effect"has brought an explosion of interest in the forensic sciences, leading to the development of new programs in universities across the world....

National Institute of Justice Fingerprint Source Book

The Department of Justice's National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today published The Fingerprint Sourcebook, a comprehensive examination of the science behind fingerprint identification that...

Advances in Fingerprint Technology, Second Edition

Fingerprints constitute one of the most important categories of physical evidence, and it is among the few that can be truly individualized. During the...

Quantitative-Qualitative Friction Ridge Analysis: An Introduction to Basic and Advanced Ridgeology

A thumb print left at the scene of a grisly murder. Fingerprints taken from a getaway car used in a bank robbery. A palm...

Fingerprints: Analysis and Understanding

The unique composition of the skin on the inner hands and bottom of the feet affords not only a utilitarian benefit in providing friction...

Fingerprints and Other Ridge Skin Impressions

The field of fingerprinting for personal identification and criminal investigation is progressing at a rapid rate. Numerous research projects are devoted to fingerprint detection...

Lee and Gaensslen’s Advances in Fingerprint Technology, Third Edition

Reflecting new discoveries in fingerprint science, Lee and Gaensslen’s Advances in Fingerprint Technology, Third Edition has been completely updated with new material and nearly...

Friction Ridge Skin: Comparison and Identification of Fingerprints

Here is a complete guide to the collection, classification, and comparison of friction skin prints and the determination of identity and nonidentity. It discusses:...

Latest news

Trees and shrubs might reveal the location of decomposing bodies

Plants could help investigators find dead bodies. Botanists believe the sudden flush of nutrients into the soil from decomposition may affect nearby foliage. If...

Are Detectives discounting the associative value of fingerprints that fall short of an identification in their investigations?

Every day, Fingerprint Experts in every latent office across the globe examine fingermarks that they determine to fall short of an identification....

Using the NCIC Bayesian Network to improve your AFIS searches

This National Crime Information Centre (NCIC) Bayesian network is based on the statistical data of general patterns of fingerprints on the hands...

DNA decontamination of fingerprint brushes

Using fingerprint brushes across multiple crime scenes yields a high risk of DNA cross-contamination. Thankfully an Australian study has discovered a quick and easy way to safely decontaminate fingerprint brushes to prevent this contamination risk and allows the brushes to be safely reused even after multiple cleaning cycles.

Detection of latent fingerprint hidden beneath adhesive tape by optical coherence tomography

Adhesive tape is a common item which can be encountered in criminal cases involving rape, murder, kidnapping and explosives. It is often the case...
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