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simpiwe (Unregistered Guest)
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My fingerprints were electronically scanned twice and was told that they are of poor quality, what can be done to get this right as this seems to be standing on my way in landing a job opportunity?
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Webservant (Member)
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Registered: 03-1997
Posted on Wednesday, September 26, 2007 - 06:49 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only) Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

There are several things which can be attempted. The following tips from the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services Division are often successful with either ink and paper or live scan procedures:
Worn Fingerprints

An individual may, by the nature of their work or age, have very thin or worn ridges in the pattern area. Light pressure and very little ink are used to record these types of fingerprint impressions. A technique known as "milking the fingers" can be used to raise the fingerprints prior to fingerprinting. The technique involves applying pressure or rubbing the fingers in a downward motion from palm to fingertip. In a situation of dry, flaky fingers, simply add a small amount of hand lotion or ridge builder prior to fingerprinting.
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Curious Daughter (Unregistered Guest)
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My mother recently reported to a government fingerprint office (operated by a goverment contractor - not the Federal Government) where her prints were electronically scanned. As she is in her eighties, her prints are very faint - so faint in fact, that the FBI did not feel they had enough to search the prints and have asked her to come back and have them rescanned.

I have my fingers crossed that you might be able to help me with this question:

Is there a trick-of-the trade that can be used on her hands to make the whorls stand out more?

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