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The first systematic attempt at personal indentification was devised and introuduced by
Sir Edward Richard Henry
The fingerprint classification system used in most english speaking countries was devised by...
The first systematic and offical use of fingerprints for personal identification in the United States was adopted by the new York City Civil Service Commission
A point-by-point comparison of a fingerprints ____ must be demostrated in order to prove identity.
The form and pattern of skin ridges are determined by the (epidermis, dermal papillae)
loops, whorls, and arches
The three general pattern into which fingerprints are divided are ___, _____, and _____
If an imaginary line is drawn between the two deltas of a whorl pattern touches any of the spiral ridges, the pattern is classified as a
The presence or absence of the ____ pattern is used as a basis for determining the primary classification in the Henry system
Computerized fingerprint search systems match prints by comparing the position of bifurcation and ridge endings (true or false)
Fingerprints on har and nonabsorbent surfaces are best developed by application of a ____
_____ vapors will chemically combine with fatty oils or residual water to visualize a fingerprint
Chemical treatment with ____ visualizes fingerprints on porous articles that may have been wet at one time
A letent fingerprint is first tested with physical developer followed by ninhydrin (true, false)
Super Glue Fuming
A chemical technique known as ____ is used for developing latent prints on nonprous surfaces such as metal and plastic
______ is a phenomenon that occures when a substance absorbs light and reemits the light in wavelengths longer than the illumination source
High intensity light sources known as _____ have proven to be effective in developing latent fingerprints.
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