Publisher description for Fingerprints and other ridge skin impressions / Christophe Champod ... [et al.].

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Fingerprints and Other Ridge Skin Impressions is the first book of its kind to cover all aspects of fingerprint science. Featuring the latest findings and techniques, the text includes the formation of friction ridges on the skin, the deposition of latent prints, the detection and enhancement of such marks, recording of fingerprint evidence, and fingerprint identification itself. Recent advances in statistical interpretation, fingerprint detection techniques and computer technology are also discussed in detail. This is an ideal text for practitioners in the field, legal professionals, police, and students of forensic science at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Fingerprints -- Identification.
Criminal investigation.
Forensic sciences.