Friction Ridge (Fingerprints)

ALS Fingerprint
The Spokane County Sheriff's Forensic Unit specializes in Friction Ridge.  This includes processing evidence for latent fingerprints, comparing latent fingerprints to known standards, as well as utilizing the Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) to help identify unknown latent fingerprints. 
  1. Evidence Processing
  2. Comparison/ABIS

Powders, chemicals, specialized chambers, and Alternate Light Sources are just a few of the tools at our disposal for processing the evidence sent in by the agencies we assist.

Processing Collage