Category Archives: Fingerprint

Palm Print

Question– What are Palm Prints and what are the uses of it in forensic Science?

Answer– A palm print refers to an image acquired of the palm region of the hand.
The palm itself consists of principal lines, wrinkles (secondary lines), and epidermal ridges which make them as unique as fingerprints.

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Methods Of Latent Fingerprint Developement

INTRODUCTION

Crime scene investigators often follow a two-phase process when searching for fingerprints.

  • First they look for patent and plastic prints since they are visible. Often times, a flashlight is used during this phase.
  • The second phase involves a blind search for latent prints.
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How To Search Fingerprints On Crime Scene

The search for possible fingerprint needs a systematic and narrowly approach to the suspected areas.

✔Fingerprints can frequently be seen by holding the flashlight🔦at low angles so that the surface is observed under oblique lighting.

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