Fingerprint examination: terminology, definitions and acronyms

This document provides terminology, definitions and abbreviations used in fingerprint examination.


Fingerprint examination: terminology, definitions and acronyms, 2017

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This document, FSR-C-126, was produced by the Fingerprint Quality Standards Specialist Group (FQSSG) to aid the standardisation of fingerprint terminology used by fingerprint practitioners delivering services to the criminal justice system in England and Wales.

It supersedes previous guidance issued in March 2015

Published 24 March 2015
Last updated 16 August 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated appendix published.
  2. First published.