Ever wondered how the police is able to identify the suspect in theft or break-in cases? Often, various types of prints and impressions may be unknowingly left behind by a criminal at a crime scene. Delving into the world of prints, students learn about the history of fingerprint analysis, collect their own fingerprints, compare prints and employ scientific methods to develop latent prints.  

Students get to:

  • Learn about the history of fingerprint analysis
  • Collect and bring home their own set of fingerprints
  • Hone their observation skills through comparison of fingerprints
  • Develop basic lab skills through developing latent prints
  • Interact with classmates and instructor in small group discussions
  • Earn a Certificate of Participation

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