The Reflected Ultraviolet Imaging System (RUVIS) was first made available to law enforcement agencies more than a decade ago and is now in use throughout the U.S.A. by Federal, state and municipal agencies, and it has become a valuable aid to governments around the world. RUVIS derives its uniqueness from the fact that this handheld device permits investigators to actually see latent fingerprints on nonporous surfaces BEFORE any attempt is made to develop them using Read more about Modern Forensic Technology – RUVIS[…]
Which of the following is NOT one of the features that must be present in order for a fingerprint pattern to be classified as a LOOP pattern? A) A ridge ending. B) A minimum ridge count of one. C) A core. D) A single delta. Please give your answer in the comment box below.
Which of these is a name given to the study of fingerprints? A) entomology B) trichology C) palynology D) dactyloscopy Please give your answer in the comment box below.
What is the function of the ridges on our fingers/palms which create fingerprints? A) they provide protection for our touch receptors. B) they help to identify a person. C) they enable us to grasp objects. D) they provide insulation for the tissues under the skin. Please give your answer in the comment box below.
What causes fingerprints to be left behind when we touch things? A) the dust on the surface we touch. B) the smoothness of the surface we touch. C) the natural oils/ sweat in the skin. D) the moisture in the atmosphere. Please give your answer in the comment box below.
Which of the following is NOT one of the three basic types of fingerprints patterns? A) spirals B) whorls C) loops D) arches Please give your answer in the comment box below.
FINGERPRINTS IS THE FATHER OF ALL BRANCHES OF FORENSIC SCIENCE. How much do you agree?
Forensic photography, also referred to as crime scene photography, is an activity that records the initial appearance of the crime scene and physical evidence, in order to provide a permanent record for the courts. it is the job of the forensic photographer to produce accurate, detailed photographs that faithfully record the location and evidence of crime and accident scenes as clearly and as objectively as possible. Forensic photographers produce detailed recordings of all the available Read more about FORENSIC PHOTOGRAPHY[…]
A 3D scanner is a device that analyses a real-world object or environment to collect data on its shape and possibly its appearance (e.g. colour). The collected data can then be used to construct digital three-dimensional models. Construction industry and civil engineering. Robotic control: e.g. a laser scanner may function as the “eye” of a robot. As-built drawings of bridges, industrial plants, and monuments Documentation of historical sites Site modelling and lay outing Quality control Read more about APPLICATIONS OF 3D LASER SCANNERS[…]
NEWS FROM WILMINGTON, USA. A Jacksonville man is to be sentenced Aug. 25 after pleading guilty to second degree murder in the 1979 murder of Karen Johnson, a cold case that the State Bureau of Investigation recently reopened using new forensic technology. Special Investigator Tony Cummings, a retired SBI homicide agent, was able to connect Roger Gene Pollard of Virginia Beach to the murder of Johnson through DNA evidence. “Up until the late ’80s, we Read more about DNA SOLVES 1979 COLD MURDER CASE[…]