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Evidence Collection

The Police Evidence Collection topic lets investigators and cops know what’s new in fingerprint technology, legal matters, administrative challenges and more. No law enforcement officer’s case will ever hold up in court without an excellent assembly of evidence, whether that be a bloody knife or a dusty footprint.
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Lack of Training Cited in Report on Flawed Boston Fingerprinting Unit

The Associated Press BOSTON (AP) - An independent study of the Boston Police Department's troubled fingerprinting... - Full Story


Eliminating Excess Print Dust

When dusting a horizontal surface, the dust can become too heavy on the surface. I use a can of compressed... - Full Story Secure - Login Required


Photographing Latent Prints on Glasses

Be sure to keep white and black colored ballons in your photo kit. If you dust a bottle or glass and... - Full Story Secure - Login Required


Victim Assistance at Crime Scenes

In a small department, where you may be the only one at a crime scene, I have learned to use the victim... - Full Story Secure - Login Required


Glue Sticks and Evidence Envelopes

It can be helpful to carry a glue stick in your evidence bag. If you put evidence in a small envelope... - Full Story Secure - Login Required


Latent Dust Tip

Carry plastic cups for use of latent dust at scenes and in the field. Place a small amount of dust in... - Full Story Secure - Login Required


Evidence Collection Bag

By using a medium-size soft cooler, you can place your Polaroid camera, a 35mm camera and your cassette... - Full Story Secure - Login Required


Glass Prints

When trying to photograph a latent print on a glass surface: press a balloon of opposite color into the... - Full Story Secure - Login Required


Reliance on Electronic Fingerprint Matching Could Cause More Errors, False Arrests

By Andrew Kramer, The Associated Press Portland, Ore. (AP) -- The arrest and abrupt release of an American... - Full Story


A Crash Course in Accident Reconstruction

By Patrick D'Amico From an interview with Lt. Kevin McHugh, Watch Commander and Accident Reconstructionist,... - Full Story

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