5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Alphonse Bertillon
- Plastic Prints
- Ulnar Loop
- Thomas Jennings
- a has friction ridges that enter on one side of the finger and cross to the other side while rising upward in the middle
- b Ridge impressions left on a soft material such as putty, wax, soap, or dust.
- c opens towards the pinky
- d first person be convicted using fingerprints in the US
- e developed the first truly organized system of identifying individuals in 1883
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (FBI's). Police forces can submit samples to be compared to those on this computerized database
- A special plastic material rolled from the bottom of the ear to the top produces an ear print that can be developed just like a fingerprint. Ear prints can also be lifted from windows at crime scenes.
- must have one or more ridges entering and exiting from the same side it began. Types are Radial and Ulnar
- display one of five common patterns: Short Vertical Lines, Long Vertical Lines, Rectangular Lines that may criss-cross, Diamond, and Branching
- secrete fatty or greasy substances
5 True/False Questions
Eccrine Gland → largely water with both inorganic (ammonia, chlorides, metal ions, phosphates) and organic compounds (amino acides, lactic acids, urea sugars)
Francesca Rojas → unique and can be used to identify suspects. These imprints were placed in gum and could be matched to crime scene evidence.
Radial Loop → opens towards the thumb
Retinal Prints → The blood vessel patterns may be unique to individuals. They are used for today various security purposes.
Whorl → A plain or central pocket whorl have at least one ridge that makes a complete circuit. A double loop is made of two loops and an accidental is not covered by other categories.