Digital Optimization of Impression Evidence

The course focuses on the final phase between the crime scene and the courtroom in optimizing impression evidence. The emphasis is on fingerprints with some study of shoe impressions. The goal is to achieve a mastery of hands -on utilization of techniques applied to assigned images and proactive, multi-image photography for the purpose of analysis, comparison, evaluation and verification [ACE-V]. PREREQUISITE: FOID 2206 EL, Detection, Development and Photography of Fingerprint Evidence and FOID 3026 EL, Diagnosis, Sequential Fingerprint Processing and Photography of Crime Scenes and Exhibits through the use of photo software. Lab/Lec/Exp. 3 cr.

Forensic Science