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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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NCJ Number: NCJ 225320   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
Title: Fingerprint Sourcebook
  Document URL: HTML (Epub) HTML (MOBI) PDF (Preface) PDF (Chapter 1) PDF (Chapter 2) PDF (Chapter 3) PDF (Chapter 4) PDF (Chapter 5) PDF (Chapter 6) PDF (Chapter 7) PDF (Chapter 8) PDF (Chapter 9) PDF (Chapter 10) PDF (Chapter 11) PDF (Chapter 12) PDF (Chapter 13) PDF (Chapter 14) PDF (Chapter 15) PDF (Appendices) PDF (Entire document) 
Corporate Author: Scientific Working Group on Friction Ridge Analysis, Study and Technology
United States of America
Date Published: 03/2011
Page Count: 422
  Annotation: The Fingerprint Sourcebook is the definitive guide to the science of fingerprint identification.
Abstract: The Fingerprint Sourcebook is the definitive guide to the science of fingerprint identification. Chapters include: Chapter 1: History (NCJ 225321) By Jeffery G. Barnes; Chapter 2: Anatomy and Physiology of Adult Friction Ridge Skin (NCJ 225322); Chapter 3: Embryology, Physiology, and Morphology (NCJ 225323); Chapter 4: Recording Living and Postmortem Friction Ridge Skin Exemplars (NCJ 225324) By Brent T. Cutro, Sr.; Chapter 5: Systems of Friction Ridge Classification (NCJ 225325) By Laura A. Hutchins; Chapter 6: Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) (NCJ 225326) By Kenneth R. Moses and contributing authors Peter Higgins, Michael McCabe, Salil Probhakar, Scott Swann; Chapter 7: Latent Print Development (NCJ 225327) By Brian Yamashita and Mike French; Chapter 8: The Preservation of Friction Ridge Information (NCJ 225328) By Laura A Hutchins; Chapter 9: Examination Methodology (NCJ 225329); Chapter 10: Documentation of Friction Ridge Impressions: From the Scene to the Conclusion (NCJ 225330) By Alice V. Maceo; Chapter 11: Equipment (NCJ 225331) By Julieanne Perez-Avila; Chapter 12: Quality Assurance (NCJ 225332) By M. Leanne Gray; Chapter 13: Fingerprints and the Law (NCJ 225333); Chapter 14: Scientific Research in the Forensic Discipline of Friction Ridge Individualization (NCJ 225334) By Glenn Langenburg; and Chapter 15: Special Abilities and Vulnerabilities in Forensic Expertise (NCJ 225335) By Tom Busey and Itiel Dror.
Main Term(s): Fingerprints ; Forensics/Forensic Sciences
Index Term(s): Latent fingerprints ; Fingerprint units ; Fingerprint classification
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Box 6000
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United States of America

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Type: Collected Work
Country: United States of America
Language: English
Note: For related chapters see NCJ-225321-335 and NCJ-235392-93.
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