Fingerprints

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    Use of Fingerprints for the first time (600s)

    Use of Fingerprints for the first time (600s)
    Fingerprints first used to determine identity. Arabic merchants take a debtors fingerprint and attach it to the bill.
  • Fingerprint evidence is used to solve a British murder case

    Fingerprint evidence is used to solve a British murder case
    Two brothers went into their neighbors house and killed two people. One of them died on the spot and the other one lived on for another 4 days but was unconscious. Fingerprints matched the evidence of the two brothers and they were hung in May of 1905.
  • The First Criminal Trial That Used Fingerprints as Evidence

    The First Criminal Trial That Used Fingerprints as Evidence
    Clarence Hiller was killed in his home in Chicago. When police arrived to the scene they found a fingerprint that the killer left on a fresh painted railing. The police used this fingerprint and were able to identify the killer.
  • How a single fingerprint led to arrest in cold case murder of elderly woman 31 years later: Officials

    How a single fingerprint led to arrest in cold case murder of elderly woman 31 years later: Officials
    79 year old Grace Hayden was raped and killed in 1987. It took the investigators awhile to find out who did it. When they took evidence and the fingerprints it matched up to 62 year old Kevin Ford. This case was carried out until 2015.
  • Fingerprint on beer can helps solve nearly three-decade-old cold case

    Fingerprint on beer can helps solve nearly three-decade-old cold case
    A man was drinking a beer at a bar one night. He thought it was just a normal night. Little did he know he would be sent to jail for his fingerprints on that beer. His fingerprints linked him to a homicide that happened over 3 decades ago.
  • Linden woman's 1993 murder solved through fingerprint check

    Linden woman's 1993 murder solved through fingerprint check
    The person was hit with a car and and stabbed multiple times. Fingerprints didn't come back until the year 2006 which concluded that it was Linden's boyfriend, Nicholas.
  • How Delray Beach police use fingerprint technology to solve crimes

    How Delray Beach police use fingerprint technology to solve crimes
    Todd Barket murdered Sondra Better. This was the first case Florida solved by using forensics. They were able to identify it was him with fingerprints.
  • Fingerprint technology helps solve 17-year El Mirage cold case homicide

    Fingerprint technology helps solve 17-year El Mirage cold case homicide
    Frank Gallas Mendoza was arrested for killing Richard Cacero Lucero. The crime took place in December of 2001 and was just solved in the yea 2018. Once again they did a DNA test and Mendoza was found guilty.
  • COMMITTED IN 2012. SOLVED IN 2019. A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY ROBBERY CASE SOLVED THIS YEAR DEMONSTRATES THE PROMISE — AND THE LIMITATIONS — OF FORENSIC SCIENCE.

     COMMITTED IN 2012. SOLVED IN 2019. A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY ROBBERY CASE SOLVED THIS YEAR DEMONSTRATES THE PROMISE — AND THE LIMITATIONS — OF FORENSIC SCIENCE.
    Jared Davis Cook asked Walgreens for painkillers and said he had the store bomb triggered if he didn't get the painkillers. The woman at Walgreens got the license plate of his car and found out the car was stolen. They got the pants fingerprints from the car and were able to lock the man up in 2019.
  • Fingerprint Technology Helps Solve Cold Case Two Decades Later, Perpetrator Sentenced for Kidnapping and Assault

    Fingerprint Technology Helps Solve Cold Case Two Decades Later, Perpetrator Sentenced for Kidnapping and Assault
    This event happened originally in 1999 but it took them 10 years to figure out what happened. Fingerprints were able to identify the person who did commit the crime.