Detection, Development and Photography Of Fingerprint Evidence

This course provides the mission statement, rationale and operational procedure for maximum recovery of physical evidence from crime scenes and exhibits, and the interdependent steps required to deliver it from crime scene to court. The course offers diagnostic and triage knowledge, and the science behind current techniques essential to correct sequencing and documentation of crime scene exhibits for fingerprints, while preserving the integrity of the exhibits and the process, and the acquisition and protection of DNA evidence. It also includes atypical photographic and digital techniques for optimum recording of threshold evidence in a range of situations. Lec., 3 credits

FOID-2206EL
Forensic Science
3.00
UG