Peggy (Unregistered Guest)
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|Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2006 - 02:24 pm: ||
I am interested in finding out if fingerprints can be taken off of a rock...
|Posted on Monday, May 15, 2006 - 11:51 am: ||
Can you really pull fingerprints off of jagged rock?
|Posted on Tuesday, March 08, 2005 - 07:16 am: ||
There are two articles dealing with development of latent prints on rock material. One in 1982 (Fingerprint Whorld) cites powder development and one in 1996 (Journal of Forensic Identification) cites cyanoacrylate fuming success after one week. Anything possible!!
|Posted on Monday, March 07, 2005 - 08:56 pm: ||
Although mostly humorous, a latent print examiner once said "I can get a latent print off anything but running water... and even then I'll give it a shot!"
I would certainly collect and process a smooth river rock for latent prints, especially if collected and processed close to the time of the event (within a few days).
|Posted on Monday, March 07, 2005 - 04:06 pm: ||
I've seen a lot of posts about what surfaces prints can be lifted off of, but none about rock. My store was recently robbed when someone smashed the window in with a large, smooth, dry river rock. The police said you can't get prints off a rock. Is this true?