How to Transfer Fingerprints

By Dan Richter
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Fingerprints are unique patterns and ridges on the tips of the fingers of every human being. Through more than 100 years of research, scientists have determined that every fingerprint on every finger on every person is unique. Because of this, fingerprints are often used by crime-scene specialists to gather evidence to help solve crimes and convict criminals.

The average person can dust items for fingerprints and transfer those prints anywhere by using everyday items found around the house.

About the Author

Dan Richter began freelance writing in 2006. His work has appeared in a variety of publications, including the "Wausau Daily Herald," "Stevens Point Journal," "Central Wisconsin Business Magazine" and the "Iowa City Press-Citizen." Richter graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in communication and media studies.