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5 Matching Questions

  1. Alphonse Bertillon
  2. Arch
  3. Plastic Prints
  4. Ulnar Loop
  5. Thomas Jennings
  1. a has friction ridges that enter on one side of the finger and cross to the other side while rising upward in the middle
  2. b Ridge impressions left on a soft material such as putty, wax, soap, or dust.
  3. c opens towards the pinky
  4. d first person be convicted using fingerprints in the US
  5. e developed the first truly organized system of identifying individuals in 1883

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (FBI's). Police forces can submit samples to be compared to those on this computerized database
  2. 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.
  3. must have one or more ridges entering and exiting from the same side it began. Types are Radial and Ulnar
  4. display one of five common patterns: Short Vertical Lines, Long Vertical Lines, Rectangular Lines that may criss-cross, Diamond, and Branching
  5. secrete fatty or greasy substances

5 True/False Questions

  1. Eccrine Glandlargely water with both inorganic (ammonia, chlorides, metal ions, phosphates) and organic compounds (amino acides, lactic acids, urea sugars)


  2. Francesca Rojasunique and can be used to identify suspects. These imprints were placed in gum and could be matched to crime scene evidence.


  3. Radial Loopopens towards the thumb


  4. Retinal PrintsThe blood vessel patterns may be unique to individuals. They are used for today various security purposes.


  5. WhorlA 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.


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