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    Fingerprints have been widely used throughout the world as means of identification for forensic purposes. Forensic experts have extensively relied on premises that fingerprint characteristics are highly discriminatory and immutable amongst the general population (Haber and Haber, 2008). Fingerprint formation is induced by the stresses and strains experienced by the fetus in utero, which are random and infinite, it is likely that they subsequently produce a random, infinite variety of friction ridge patterns (Gutiérrez-Redomero, and Alonso-Rodríguez, 2013). Fingerprints are classified into five major common classes: Arch, Tented Arch, Left Loop, Right Loop and Whorl as shown at figure (1) (Cao et al., 2013). Figure 1: Major five classes of fingerprints:…

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    When it comes to finding fingerprints, it is best to look in numerous locations around the home. There were ten different fingerprints found in the search, to include complete and non-complete prints. Many different items were used for finding prints, for instance the oven, refrigerator, kitchen counter, toilet button, bathroom door, mirror, television, car door, computer, and the iron. Almost all of the prints were pulled from the house except for the car door. The car door prints were…

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    on your epidermis, which is the outermost layer of skin on your fingertips. This pattern on your epidermis is known as your fingerprint. Fingerprint patterns are static and don’t change with age so an individual will have the same pattern from infancy to adulthood. Your fingerprint never changes over time, they will get bigger over time , but will not change. Fingerprints can be very helpful in identifying people. The FBI and many police departments use fingerprints to identify criminals.…

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    Fingerprint Development Techniques Fingerprint development techniques are vital in crime scene analysis, personal identification purposes, and forensic research. There are three different types of fingerprints that are known: patent prints, plastic prints, and latent prints. Patent prints are common and the easiest to locate because they are visible to the naked eye, while plastic prints are also easy to locate, but far less commonly found than patent prints. Latent prints are the most common…

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    Unit 4 Forensics Question # 2: Briefly describe how the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) creates a fingerprint image. What characteristics of the fingerprint does the AFIS record for comparison? With the advances of computer technology in U.S. Police agencies during the 20th century, it was only natural that what was once a labor intensive and cumbersome system, such as the filing and storage of individual fingerprint records, would become simplified by the…

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    Optical scanners record images of the varying characteristics of individual's fingerprints. Electronic fingerprint scans are extremely accurate 95 to 98 percent of the time. However accuracy can vary between genders, race, and chemical residue on the fingers. Fingerprints are difficult to beat, however it has been done. A Japanese researcher discovered ways to create fake fingerprints out of gelatin and therefore hacked the system. 2.Voice: Voice identification works by taking the rhythm,…

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    To accomplish functions, such as unlocking car doors, speech recognition would allow the machine to "Understand" several commands, discarding the need to push a button on a key fob. Automaker could soon fit cars with equipment that could make this alternative to car keys a reality. Instead of turning the key into the ignition switch, you'll simply command your car to "Start the engine." How cool would that be? Fingerprint Identification In essence, a technology replacing the key fob should be…

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    Fingerprints can help identify suspects, prove a person innocent, and help build cases in court. In most television crime shows, it is portrayed that as soon as a print gets put into the system it takes a matter of seconds and maybe a minute before a single sure result pops up on the screen with the face of the man or woman to whom the print belongs. However, this is not the case. Before a fingerprint can even get tested and verified there are a series of steps that have to be followed through…

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    D. Fingerprinting is an impression or mark made on the surface by a person's finger tip. It is used for identifying individuals from the unique pattern of whorals and lines. This fingerprinting is valuable to detectives case because the detective who has the mystery case, where a person was murdered would use fingerprinting. You would use fingerprinting to track down the murder and the bystander. How you can see fingerprinting is not with the naked eye but with a special light. Fluorescent…

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    Forensic Functioning In America the word forensics proposes crime in a way that excites stories on serial killers, murder, crime scene investigation, and heavy DNA analysis. In reality, this only breaks the ice on what forensic science fully consists of. Forensic science is initially any science used for the purpose of law. The evidence tested is used in the court of law, criminal investigation, and trial. A forensic scientist does perform tests on blood and bodily fluid as well as…

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