Methods and techniques for revealing latent fingerprints

JAKUPI, Shaban and AVZIU, Qebir (2019) Methods and techniques for revealing latent fingerprints. JUSTICIA International Journal of Legal Sciences, 7 (11). pp. 151-158. ISSN 2545-4927

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Since the past, crimes were part of human life and identification of authors was important. That was the reason and a starting point to find the right way of identification. Based on the fact that fingerprints are unique for every person in the world and don’t change along the life it was necessary to create a base system of fingerprint that today is known as Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS). Since the start of the scientific era over people identification based in fingerprints until nowadays are discovered a lot of methods and techniques about revealing latent fingerprints in the crime scene, such as: Physical methods (Powdering methods: Fingerprint White Powder, Fingerprint Black Powder, Fluorescent Powders and Magnetic Fingerprint Powder), chemical methods (Example: Ninhydrin Solution, Iodine Fuming Silver, Nitrate Solution). Although in 19th century was discovered the DNA profiling as a method of identification, the fingerprint system continues to be useful and important part of judicial proceeding.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Law
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2019 11:14
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2019 11:14

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