Dec 06, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

CRMJ 1386 - Latent Fingerprint Development

Credit hours: 3

Course Description:
A study of the fundamentals of fingerprint development from the history of fingerprints to the most advanced techniques of modern day technology.  Other topics include the use of Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS).

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Understand the history and development of fingerprinting.
  2. Identify latent fingerprints.
  3. Identify methods of latent fingerprint development.
  4. Understand the importance of physical evidence which has become increasingly important in our criminal justice system.
  5. Demonstrate positive establish the identity of a specific individual in a case.