CCSF: ADMJ 63 Criminal Identification
Time: Wednesday 1800-2050
Location: 1125 Valenica, Mission Campus, Room 272
The theory of and practices in the science of fingerprints, including classification, filing, comparisons, latent technology, preservation of evidence, court testimony, rolling prints, computer and the law as it pertains to criminal identification. Other forensic biometrics including palm and foot prints, skeletal remains, bite marks, DNA, lip and ear prints are also presented.
In this section you will find assigned chapters and articles (other than Hawthorne text).
FP Patterns: Loops & Arches
Please print out all of the documents in this section and bring them to class Weds 1/30 and Weds 2/6.
FP Patterns: Whorls
Please print out all the documents in this section and bring them to class on Weds 2/6
Henry Classification, NCIC & IAFIS
Latent Print Development
Please read FSB Ch 7, review the Powerpoint, and read the lab before Weds. On Weds 4/10, please bring to class: your 10 print card, lab, and lab materials.
Fingerprint Identification & Comparison (ACE-V)
Jury Exhibit Lab
Your jury exhibit is due in class on 4/24. Please be prepared to discuss how you determined the match using ACE-V, and be able to answer questions!
Biometrics: DNA, Bite Marks, and Bones