Published Online: 1 July 1976
Page Count: 8
Fellow, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, D.C., Va
(Received 30 June 1975; accepted 1 October 1975)
Crime-scene technology, criminalistics literature, and fiction all stress the importance of dusting a suspected firearm for latent fingerprints. Less attention, however, is devoted to the value and technique of fingerprint examination of cartridges in the weapon or expended cartridge casings found at the scene of a crime.
Paper ID: JFS10531J