Could Your Lab Benefit from Standardized Latent Print Examination? OSAC Process Maps Provides Insight

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How does your latent print examination process compare to other laboratories? OSAC released a newly revised process map of friction ridge examination that could provide valuable insight.

Use this illustration of conventional processes to identify areas for improvements and discover where standards could benefit your program.

Are you interested in learning more about the steps of fingerprint examination? This tool walks readers through the process known as ACE-V:

  • Analysis
  • Comparison
  • Evaluation
  • Verification

The OSAC process map serves as a baseline for the complexity of fingerprint examinations and is a tool for implementing standardized protocol across the nation.

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