5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Sir Francis Galton (1822-1911)
- Retinal Prints
- Ulnar Loop
- Alphonse Bertillon
- a established the idea of individuality and permanence of fingerprints
- b Foot Prints are taken at birth as a means of identification for infants.
- c The blood vessel patterns may be unique to individuals. They are used for today various security purposes.
- d opens towards the pinky
- e developed the first truly organized system of identifying individuals in 1883
5 Multiple choice questions
- first person be convicted using fingerprints in the US
- admitted to Leavenworth Penitentiary, same as William West, another prisoner who had the same appearance and Bertillon measurements
- unique and can be used to identify suspects. These imprints were placed in gum and could be matched to crime scene evidence.
- an Argentinian police officer, researched the science of fingerprints, corresponded with Galton, then devised his own system of fingerprint classification.
- has friction ridges that enter on one side of the finger and cross to the other side while rising upward in the middle
5 True/False questions
Loop → 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.
Sebaceous Gland → secrete fatty or greasy substances
Palms → Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (FBI's). Police forces can submit samples to be compared to those on this computerized database
Visible Prints → Made by fingers touching a surface after the ridges have been in contact with a colored material such as blood, paint, grease, or ink.
Biometrics → Shoe prints can also be left at a scene and can be useful in apprehending a suspect