Fingerprints Lab

Fingerprinting is still the most reliable and easy way for criminal identification.  Fingerprints offer a perfect means of personal identification. Keeping this view in mind, National Forensic Science Agency has recruited highly skilled and educated staff for fingerprint comparison and enhancement. Fingerprint section consists of two scientific officers and one scientific assistant. After necessary indigenous, foreign and extensive in-house training, the section is now capable of working on criminal as well as civil cases of fingerprint comparison. This section provides following services to assist law enforcement agencies:

  • Fingerprint identification and comparison
  • Latent print enhancement
  • Recognition and classification of fingerprint patterns
  • Analysis and examination of finger, palm and foot print impressions recovered from crime scene and assessment of their suitability for comparison

Activities:

  • Fingerprint comparison case work
  • Evaluation of “Standard Operating Procedures” for fingerprint section
  • Study regarding modern latent fingerprint development techniques
  • Involved in forensic awareness seminars arranged for Police, Prosecutors, Armed Forces and other Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Delivered lectures and presentation in “Police and Prosecutors Cooperation Training”  conducted by US Department of Justice, ICITAP
  • Indigenous and foreign training of technical staff

Trainings:

  • Fingerprint Recovery and Enhancement - National Center for Forensic Studies, University of Canberra, Australia
  • Fingerprint Enhancement and Comparison - Indigenous Fingerprint Experts
  • Court Room Evidence Training for Forensic Experts - US Department of Justice, ICITAP
  • Basic Crime Investigation Course - US Department of Justice, ICITAP
  • First Aid Responder Course - US Department of Justice, ICITAP
  • Crime Scene Investigation and Computer Forensics - Federal Investigation Agency, Islamabad
  • Fingerprint Comparison and Live Case Studies - Federal Investigation Agency, Islamabad