This class will be held at Sirchie's Headquarters in Youngsville, NC Jan 22-26, 2024
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The science of fingerprint identification is based on the uniqueness and permanence of friction ridge structures. Therefore, the ability of the technician to accurately classify and identify fingerprint patterns is essential. The student will learn fundamental techniques of fingerprint pattern interpretation and how this information is used to accurately classify, compare, and identify fingerprints.
This course has been approved for Certification Training credit by the IAI
IAI Latent Print Certification Credit: 36 hours
This course is taught using numerous methods of instruction combining lectures with hands on assignments, reinforcing quizzes, and practical exercises. This course is not a latent print comparison class, and uses inked fingerprints. This training is vital for any individual who wishes to pursue a career as a fingerprint examiner and is a prerequisite for enrollment in the Latent Fingerprint classes.
Johnny Leonard is a retired Deputy Director of the City-County Bureau of Identification in Raleigh, NC and is both an I.A.I. Certified Latent Print Examiner and Footwear Examiner. He has also worked for the FBI and the NC State Bureau of Investigation. He has been a latent fingerprint examiner for the past 43 years and has over 52 years of fingerprint experience. During the past 45 years he has instructed over 260 classes and trained more than 2600 students in the science of fingerprints and footwear.
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