Monday, October 14, 2013

FIVE FUN FINGERPRINT FACTS: 1900's


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FIVE FUN FINGERPRINT FACTS: 1900's



1. In 1901, Scotland Yard  and the Metropolitan Police in London founded the first United Kingdom Fingerprint Bureau.

2. In 1902 the United States used fingerprinting in the New York Civil Service.

3. 1902 is the first case of the identification, arrest and conviction of a murderer based upon fingerprint evidence.

4. By 1906 the New York Police Department introduced the fingerprinting of criminals to the United States.

5. In 1903 Alphose Bertillon created a method of getting fingerprints off smooth surfaces.

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