← Prints Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Thomas Jennings
- Ear Prints
- Lip Prints
- Shoe Prints
- a 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.
- b must have one or more ridges entering and exiting from the same side it began. Types are Radial and Ulnar
- c Shoe prints can also be left at a scene and can be useful in apprehending a suspect
- d first person be convicted using fingerprints in the US
- e display one of five common patterns: Short Vertical Lines, Long Vertical Lines, Rectangular Lines that may criss-cross, Diamond, and Branching
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- secrete fatty or greasy substances
- admitted to Leavenworth Penitentiary, same as William West, another prisoner who had the same appearance and Bertillon measurements
- established the idea of individuality and permanence of fingerprints
- unique and can be used to identify suspects. These imprints were placed in gum and could be matched to crime scene evidence.
- adhere to both water and fatty deposits. Choose a color to contrast the background.
5 True/False Questions
Latent Prints → that are "hidden" and are not visible to the naked eye. These prints consist only of the natural secretions of human skin and require treatment to cause them to become visible.
Biometrics → Use of some type of body metrics for the purpose of identification.
Francesca Rojas → that are "hidden" and are not visible to the naked eye. These prints consist only of the natural secretions of human skin and require treatment to cause them to become visible.
Sir Edward Henry → fumes react with oils and fats to produce a temporary yellow brown reaction. Iodine crystals sublime (go directly from solid to vapor).
Alphonse Bertillon → developed the first truly organized system of identifying individuals in 1883