Friction Ridge Comparisons

Course Hours 24.0 Hours

Course Description

This course will cover topics such as the historical overview of friction ridge comparisons, the scientific basis of friction ridge comparisons, court acceptance of friction ridge evidence, and the comparison of friction ridges.

Prerequisites

The prerequisite for this course is completion of the 40-hour Fingerprint Classification course or its approved equivalent.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for members of public safety who are involved in crime scene processing where friction ridge evidence may be located or for members of public safety who compare friction ridge evidence.

Special Notes

This course replaces Latent Print Identification course. Please download or print the student manual below and have it available for class.

Start Date End Date Location (Hover for more information) Time Course Number Status
01/23/2019 01/25/2019 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. LPAA19034 Register
09/18/2019 09/20/2019 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
01/13/2020 01/15/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon
05/25/2020 05/27/2020 GPSTC, FORSYTH 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. TBA Coming Soon