Latent Prints


Latent Print Section

The Forensic Laboratory’s latent print section is comprised of five Forensic Science Examiners who have over 100 years of experience in this profession. This section processes a variety of physical evidence utilizing the latest physical and chemical development techniques, examines photographs, lifts and negatives for identifiable impressions, conducts comparisons between the latent print and known impressions, operates the Automated Fingerprint Identification System and Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System and provides court testimony when necessary.

Latent Print Screening Guidelines

Related Links:

FBI Biometrics

National Center for Forensic Science