Monday, September 21, 2020

Presenting Fingerprint Comparisons in Court using Forensic Comparison Software

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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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This video gives the fingerprint technician some ideas on how to present a Fingerprint Comparison result to the court that looks professional.

To accomplish this easily, a fingerprint examiner uses Forensic Comparison Software in combination with PowerPoint. It is a variation on what we used to call “walking the court through an ident”.

The court sometimes require that the fingerprint expert show the process that they followed in their comparison and this video shows one way of doing that.

For your free 90 day trial of Forensic Comparison Software, click here.

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