Automated fingerprint identification

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  • The Necessity of Automated Fingerprint Identification System in Law Enforcement

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    Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS) in law enforcement and border control applications has heightened the need for ensuring that these systems are not compromised. While several issues related to fingerprint system security have been investigated, including the use of fake fingerprints for masquerading identity, the problem of fingerprint alteration or obfuscation has received very little attention. Fingerprint obfuscation refers to the deliberate alteration of the fingerprint pattern

  • Technology and Communication: Most Essential Part of Everyday Life

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    have evolved. This statement is true within the personal lives of the people and at their workplaces. The new technology within the criminal justice system has modified the communication capabilities with specializes databases. The Automated Fingerprint Identification System, also know has the AFIS will discuss with the Facial Recognition and both databases will be compared. The positive and negative effect of both databases will explored and the use of both databases and

  • The Discovery Process Of Fingerprint Identification Technology

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    report, I will introduce the discovery process of fingerprint identification technology at first, and then talk about its impact on the detection of cases. Introduce some basic information about Information technology. Additionally, discuss the technology 's influence of IT industry with the development of fingerprint identification technology, such as Apple Company. After the discussion, I will analyze the application of fingerprint identification technology, and what impact this technology will

  • Fingerprinting Law Enforcement And Crime Investigators

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    of these factors would be the Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System or IAFIS. The Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System has helped to define the fields of law enforcement agencies such as the FBI and crime scene investigation. History of IAFIS The human fingerprint is fascinating; it is impossible to have two fingerprints that are identical to one another. Although it was realized early on that every person’s fingerprint is unique, the “science” of fingerprinting

  • Forensic Science, Crime, And Terrorism

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    However, the chapters of this book are designed to specify accurate information in favor of Forensic Science and it’s different aspects. The chapter 6, I have chosen can be supportive to my research question. ‘How does classification system of fingerprint identification work?’ James E. Girard, the chief author of the book, has a lot experience in Chemistry and Forensic Science. He is chairperson of chemistry department at American University, Washington, DC. In addition, he has done PhD in the field of

  • The Use of Technology in Criminal Justice

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    this technique. The automated Fingerprint Identification System is also known as the AFIS within the law enforcement division (FBI, 2010). This system is an important element in the criminal justice system as some of its features encompass the storing of data, encoding, and fingerprint and facial comparison through graphics and other techniques. Law officials many centuries ago in the pursuit of positively identifying someone suspected of guilt have long used fingerprints techniques. Fingerprinting

  • The Internet: The Crime Solver's Technological Watson

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    sites that crime solvers will find useful. Some experts believe that the science of recording fingerprints has existed for thousands of years, although it is only since the late 1800s that fingerprints were used in fighting crime ("How fingerprinting improves criminal investigations"). Fingerprints were taken using ink and paper, then stored with an individual's personal information. Although fingerprint records were used successfully, the system was time-consuming and cumbersome, often requiring

  • Identification And Identification Of Fingerprints

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    Exactly how unique are fingerprints ? Background Fingerprint classification was first introduced by Jan Evangelista Purkinje in 1823 as described in the article Clinics to Dermatology. Fingerprints have since been used in the forensic science world as an accepted tool in criminology and used for the identification of people. Fingerprints was built on the theory that all fingerprints are unique, no two are alike. Thus fingerprints are considered a type of individual evidence, evidence that can pinpoint

  • Fingerprint Scanning and Information Databases

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    involved with fingerprint scanning and information databases they go in into to include how fingerprint scanning works and the comparison of the scan with other fingerprint scans. Also what is a database and how it is used by the FBI and other agencies. It will also identify the pros and cons of using finger scanning for security. This paper will talk about the Enforcement Integrated Database and will conclude with the Interface between databases. The use of computers and fingerprint scanners has

  • Essay on Technology and Communication in the Criminal Justice System

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    working in our criminal justice system. In this paper we will cover the different options for new technology that helps stop crime. Automated Fingerprint Identification System In the 1980’s there were a lot of unsolved criminal case due to lack of technology in older data bases and the odds of trying to find finger print matches. The Automated Fingerprint Identification System was created and used first in 1984 to solve a big case in the murder of Miriam Slamovich that was unsolved from the 1970’s