The friction ridge skin on feet is just as identifiable as fingers, joints and palms. However, latent print and crime scene personnel need to know what they are working with to successfully complete the documentation, collection and comparison of plantar prints. This course presents forensic professionals with the knowledge and tools necessary to document and collect plantar prints at a scene, search plantar prints during comparisons, and how to collect proper plantar exemplars.
Students can expect to spend the first day becoming familiar with Lecture and practical exercise topics include:
Anatomy of feet
Walking vs. running
Ridge flow of planter prints
Palmer prints vs. plantar prints
Crime scene processing & enhancement
Lecture and practical exercise topics include::
Plantar print exemplars
Mediums and exemplar techniques
Comparison of plantar prints
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Students will need to bring magnifiers and ridge counters.
Student are also encouraged to bring ink slabs, rollers and ink for recording plantar exemplars.
This course is approved by the Latent Print Certification Board of the International Association for Identification for 16 hours towards certification and re-certification credit.