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Unformatted text preview: To preserve the fingerprint, I placed the paper with the fingerprint in between 2 clear pieces of laminate. I then sealed it in a paper envelope and initialed and dated it on the front and noted the fingerprint was from the victim. These fingerprints can be compared to any other fingerprints found at the scene to determine which fingerprints were the victims and which fingerprints were the suspects. Shoeprint Sample-The shoeprint sample was taken from the victims nephew. I started out by taking photographs of the shoe, using a tripod, ruler, and a level. Then I made a cast of the shoeprint by mixing dental stone and slightly pressing the bottom of the shoe down until the dental stone started to harden. I placed the cast in a large bag and initialed, dated, and wrote a brief description on the front of the bag. The shoeprint can be used when trying to determine which print belonged to the suspect....
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This note was uploaded on 07/18/2011 for the course LEX 283 taught by Professor Watson during the Spring '11 term at Wilson Tech.
- Spring '11