Presentation on theme: "Forensics and Biometrics Presented by: Anita Schulek and Ann Cioffi."— Presentation transcript:
Forensics and Biometrics Presented by: Anita Schulek and Ann Cioffi
What is forensics? Forensics is the exciting field of crime solving. Who did it? How was it done?
Criminologist The people who investigate crime scenes They use basic scientific rules and methods This information is used in court to convict criminals
Warm-Up Fingerprint Identification Collect and analyze fingerprints Use the magnifying glass to identify loop, whorl and arch patterns Record the results next to each fingerprint
Procedures Please read page 5 in the packet provided.
Crime Scene Investigation Record fingerprints and notes on page 6 Print Recording Sheet
Warm-Up Dental Forensics and Biometrics Dental Forensic Specialist Identify teeth marks left on a victim or at a crime scene
What makes you teeth unique? Tooth size Teeth alignment Chipped tooth Angle of teeth Tooth shape Upper and lower jaw alignment Missing teeth
Dentists keep records and x-rays of your teeth Forensic dental experts make mold of teeth marks found at the scene of a crime or on a victim’s body. Molds are used to compare the teeth shape size and other features with dental records or the teeth of a crime suspect.