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Easily document your latent comparison notes electronically with Forensic Comparison Software

The pressure from courts is now on for latent fingerprint examiners to produce more complete documentation to demonstrate the ACE + V...

Latent Foot Print Searches made easy with Forensic Comparison Software

Searching a latent foot print presents unique challenges for the Fingerprint Technician even though the friction skin of the foot is essentially...

Forensic Comparison Software Workflow Touch Screen

This video showcases the workflow from capture of the fingerprint at a crime scene, enhancement, matching on case AFIS , and finally...

Video: Fingerprints & Sweat Glands

Amazing time lapse footage of the secretion of sweat from the eccrine glands in the hand and how, when in contact with a surface,...

Fingerprint Fabrication/Forgery – The Bourne Supremacy

Saw this good example of what a Fingerprint Fabrication/Forgery looks like from 'The Bourne Supremacy' if you were unsure what one looked like. So "Spoiler Alert" for...

Video: Stitching together partial fingerprints

From Season 2 of The Blacklist, Episode 18 to be precise, where some guy in the Forensics Lab called "Osborne" manages to stitch together...

How do fingerprints form?

How do fingerprints form? Even though many people think it’s random, a lot of it has to do with your genes! Great video, especially for...

Video: Fingerprint Fallibility

From Season 1,  of the tv show 'The Firm' where the fallibility of fingerprint evidence is discussed in court. Mentions of minimum number of...

Video: Nova – Forensics On Trial

On 17th October 2012, the PBS Show Nova investigates forensic science and examines how what is often perceived as rock solid forensic evidence can sometimes...

Video: How to Compare Fingerprints

The following video provides a basic look into how fingerprint comparisons are performed and the level of detail in agreement that needs to be reached...

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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