Fingerprint Consulting Services offers training
courses in the fingerprint science. There are courses of varying lengths at
different levels of expertise. The courses encompass all
phases of the fingeprint science. Several courses
are available. Fingerprint courses and training
plans can be customized for the needs of a
Our instructor is a fingerprint expert, a retired FBI Latent Print Unit examiner and supervisor. Mr. Fitzwater possess over 39 years of law enforcement experience conducting examinations of inked and latent fingerprints, including crime scene and laboratory examinations. He has presented court testimony on numerous occassions as a fingerprint expert at the local, state, Federal and international levels. He is a member of the International Association for Identification.
Mr. Fitzwater has presented fingerprint training across the United States, having taught fingerprint classes since 1988 at the local, state and Federal levels. He has served as the FBI Latent Print Unit Training Program manager and trained fingerprint experts at the FBI, US Secret Service, US Post Office, and other Federal agencies. As an fingerprint instructor, he possesses the unique characteristics of an outstanding trainer who is also a subject matter expert. His training abilities were developed through thousands of hours of conducting police schools.
Instruction is presented by multimedia lecture, demonstration, and maximizes hands-on exercises. Students finish each training course with the knowledge and a high degree of self-confidence in their newly acquired skills.
Training of law enforcement personnel in all aspects of the fingerprint science, including Advanced Latent Print Development; Basic Fingerprint Classification and Comparison; and Advanced Friction Ridge Comparison & Identification, Simultaneous Impressions, and Expert Courtroom Testimony.
Course Description: This five day 40 hour course is designed for law enforcement and correctional professionals who desire to learn how to identify and classify fingerprints. The course will consist of lecture, demonstrations and many hands-on practical exercises.
The student will be equipped with essential skills and knowledge in regards to…
Class Size: 15 to 25 students.
Although automated fingerprint identification is changing the methods of criminal record keeping, the Henry Classification System remains the backbone of law enforcement record identification. This training is vital for any individual who wishes to pursue a career in police criminal identification.
Course Description: This course will provide the investigator, CSI, or fingerprint technician with the essential skills and knowledge of the proper methods for finding, developing, recovering, and documenting latent fingerprint evidence. This course maximize hands-on practice with latent print development materials. Proven latent development techniques are discussed, demonstrated and practiced during the seminar. Ample time is allotted for each student to utilize many of the latent development processes. This course will prepare the student to successfully present latent print evidence in a court of law.
Course content includes:
Size of Class: 15 - 25
Course Description: This an intensive four day, 32 hour course is designed for law enforcement and correctional professionals who desire to learn how to compare and identify latent prints with inked fingerprint and palm print impressions. Others who may consider this course are AFIS and Ten-Print Technicians and those preparing to become Certified Latent Print Examiners. The course will consist of lecture, demonstrations, and extensive hands-on practical exercises.
The student will be equipped with the essential skills and knowledge in regard to…
Class size: Limited to 12 - 20 students.
Prerequisite: Must have successfully completed the 5 day Fingerprint Identification & Classification course, or the 40 hour FBI Basic Fingerprint Classification Course, or an equivalent course recognized by the instructor to be accepted in the Advanced Ridgeology Course.
Students should dress casual for the class.
Description: This 2 day course is for qualified latent print examiners that wish to conduct advanced latent print examinations of simultaneous and disjunct latent impressions.
Class Size: Minimum 15 students
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