Latent Print Processing

FSA104 - 40.00 Hours

Description

Latent Print Processing

Even with the advent of DNA and other forensic technologies, latent fingerprints continue to be one of the single most important methods for biometric identification and criminal investigation. During this course, participants will receive information, techniques, and methods for processing latent fingerprints. Students will learn how to enhance visible fingerprints from crime scenes, as well as from physical evidence. Course instruction is through lecture and practical laboratory application.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Latent Print Processing Course #40055.

Price shown is for commissioned Texas peace officers or non-commissioned personnel employed by a Texas law enforcement agency. Additional fees will apply for out of state and others.

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence at (800) 423-8433 or law@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

Latent Print Processing

Even with the advent of DNA and other forensic technologies, latent fingerprints continue to be one of the single most important methods for biometric identification and criminal investigation. During this course, participants will receive information, techniques, and methods for processing latent fingerprints. Students will learn how to enhance visible fingerprints from crime scenes, as well as from physical evidence. Course instruction is through lecture and practical laboratory application.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Latent Print Processing Course #40055.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

  • Must be licensed or certified peace officers with a current commission or non-commissioned personnel assigned to investigate/process crime scenes.

Equipment

  • Digital SLR camera
  • Tripod

Recommended

Equipment

  • Camera instruction manual
  • Camera cable release
  • Macro lens or diopters
  • Laptop computer and photo card reader (for photo review)

Topics

DNA and latent prints +Documentation of Latent prints +Latent processing with chemicals, dyes, and non-powder processes +Physiology of latent prints +Powder processing +Processing blood prints +Processing fingerprints on difficult surfaces

Suggested Audience

  • Law Enforcement and non-commissioned personnel assigned to crime scene investigation

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

    Other Information

    Contact Information

    Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
    Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Tollfree: (800) 423-8433

    Resources

    Payment Options
    • Credit Card - Complete online registration or call (979) 845-6677
    • Purchase Order - Complete registration form and send to law@teex.tamu.edu or fax to (979) 862-2788
    • Check - Complete registration form and mail to: TEEX - LAW, P.O. Box 40006, College Station, TX 77842

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