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Michele Triplett’s Fingerprint Dictionary, 3rd Edition

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Michael Whyte
Crime Scene Officer and Fingerprint Expert with over 12 years experience in Crime Scene Investigation and Latent Print Analysis. The opinions or assertions contained on this site are the private views of the author and are not to be construed as those of any professional organisation or policing body.
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From analysis to verification, and from Amido Black to Zinc Nitrate, the latest edition of the Fingerprint Dictionary takes all of the common, and not so common, terms and brings them together in one book. Whether you are a latent print examiner, tenprint examiner, or an attorney; Fingerprint Dictionary will be an valuable resource as a reference guide of fingerprint identification.

Authored by: Michele Triplett
Version: 3.0 (Published July 8, 2015)
Price: $19.95
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