Type
Crossword
Description

The number of hours at an adjusted average temperature it takes for an insect species to develop to a given stage accumulated degree hours
Cooling of the body after death algor mortis
Angle at which blood strikes a target surface relative to the horizontal plane of the target surface angle of impact
A fingerprint pattern in which the ridge pattern originates from the side of the print and continues to the other side arch
The documented and unbroken transfer of evidence chain of custody
Material that connects an individual to a certain group class evidence
The center of a loop core
The region of hair located outside the medulla that contains granules of pigment cortex
Deriving a conclusion from the facts using a series of logical steps deductive reasoning
A triangular ridge pattern delta
The study of insects and related arthropods entomology
A person who has seen someone or something related to a crime and can communicate his or her observations eyewitness
The smallest indivisible unit of a textile fiber
A depression in the tread of a tire groove
FBI-developed national database of fingerprints (acronym) iafis
A concealed fingerprint made visible through the use of powder or forensic techniques latent
Worm-like fly larva maggot
One of five ways in which a person's death is classified manner of death
The study of pollen and spores palynology
The location where the crime took place primary crime scene
A fiber made from a manufactured substance such as plastic synthetic
Any abrasion, impression or scratch made when contact occurs between a tool and another object toolmark
The distance from the center of the front wheel of a vehicle to the center of the rear wheel on the same side wheelbase

Forensic Science Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Material that connects an individual or thing to a certain group. ClassEvidence
This type of fingerprint has no deltas and accounts for about 5% of human fingherprints. Arches
The most common way to remove organs from the body, during an autopsy, in which all the organs are removed at once. RokitanskyMethod
These type of fingerprints are clearly visible and are made when you touch something such as paint or blood and then touch other surfaces. PatentPrints
The path a bullet takes Trajectory
The type of glass that is found in the rear and side windows of a car. TemperedGlass
Solids that have their atoms arranged randomly. Amorphous
The arrangement of spiral grooves on the inside of the barrel. Rifling
The term which encompases all objects that can establish whether a crime has been committed or can provide a link between a perpetrator and a crime. Evidence
The process of separating light into its component colors or frequencies. Refraction
The study of insects in order to provide a link between a perpetrator and a crime. Entomology
Where is DNA located in our bodies? Chromosomes
The study of the uniqueness of friction ridge structures and their use for personal identification. Ridgeology
These types of fingerprints must have one delta and one or more ridges that enter and leave on the same side. Loops
The condition that occurs when there is no heartbeat, no pulse, a cold exterior, and no neurological activity in a body. Death
The condition after death when the muscle cells deplete ATP and the body begins to stiffen. Rigor Mortis
A person's last or dying breath; may be preceded with the "death rattle." Terminal Apnea
A medically qualified public officer whose duty is to investigate deaths occurring under unusual circumstances. Medical Examiner
A fingerprint system that uses whorls. Henry System
Bullet-proof glass Laminated Glass
Fractures emanating outward from a hole. Radial Lines
The instrument most used for examining bullets to see if they've been fired from the same gun. Comparison Microscope
The long, metal tube that guides a projectile out of a firearm. Barrel
These types of fingerprints are formed when you touch something and oil or sweat leaves a print. Latent Prints
The method of removing organs from the body, during an autopsy, in which a medical examiner dissects each organ individually. Virchow Method

Forensic Cross Word Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

hidden impression requiring special techniques to be visualized latent impressions
two dimensional impressions that are already visible patent impression
three dimensional fingerprint made in soft material plastic impression
pattern on the bottom of a piece of footwear sole
a depression in the tread pattern Tire groove
a tooth between the canine and molar teeth premolar
ridge of tread running down the tread area and around the circumfrence of the tire tire rib
distance from the center of the tread pattern on the left tire to the center of the tread pattern on the corresponding right tire track width
unique design of a tires surface tread pattern
a measure of how tight a cirlce can be driven by a vehicle turning diameter
distance from the center of the front axle on a vehicle to the center of the rear axle wheelbase
at an angle of 90 degrees perpendicular
a persons manner of walking Gait
illumination of the subject from an angle oblique lighting
chemical in which glows in the presence of blood luminol
Lifting dust prints from footwear and palm prints Gel Lifting
A kind of evidence that identifies a particular person or thing Individual Evidence
material that connects an individual or thing to a certain group Class evidence
Small but measurable amounts of physical or biological material found at a crime scene Trace Evidence
a long black mark left on a road surface by the tires of a skidding vehicle skid marks
glassy substance applied to metalic or other hard surfaces as a protective coating Enamel
a connective tissue that has calcified and gives teeth its shape dentin
pattern made by a particular set of teeth dentin pattern
pointed teeth on both sides of the jaw canine teeth
tooth between the canine and the molar teeth premolar

Fingerprints Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The study of fingerprints for identification purposes dactylography
The raised portion of the fingerprint that shows up black on the print Ridge
the lower portion of the fingerprint that shows up white on a print valley
the upper portion of the skin epidermis
The part of the skin that grows faster and creates fingerprings Basal
The types of glands you have in your fingers that helps to leave a print sweat
The fingerprint pattern that starts on one side and ends on the opposite side Arch
The fingerprint pattern that starts on one side and ends on that same side Loop
The fingerprint pattern that is a series of circles Whorl
The unique ridge patterns of a fingerprint minutaie
A fork in the fingerprint ridge pattern Bifurcation
a triple fork in the fingerprint ridge pattern Trifurcation
The center of the fingerprint where the ridge patterns starts Core
Visible fingerprints Patent
Visible fingerprints left in a soft material Plastic
Fingerprints caused by the transfer of oils and other body secretions latent

Forensics Chapter 6 Fingerprints Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a fingerprint pattern in which the ridge pattern originates from one side of the print and leaves from the other side Arch
a center of a loop or whorl core
a triangular ridge pattern with ridges that go in different directions above and below a triangle delta
an impression left on any surface that consists of patterns made by the ridges on a finger fingerprint
a hidden fingerprint made visible through the use of powders or other technique latentfingerprint
a fingerprint pattern in which the ridge pattern flows inward and returns in the direction of the origin loopfingerprint
the combination of details in the shapes and positions of ridges in fingerprints that make each unique; also called ridge characteristics minutiae
a visible fingerprint that happens when fingers with blood, ink, or some other substance on them touch a surface and transfer the pattern of their fingerprint to that surface. patentfingerprint
a three-dimensional fingerprint made in soft material such as clay, soap, or putty plasticfingerprint
the recognizable pattern of the ridges found in the end joints of fingers that form lines on the surfaces of objects in a fingerprint. They fall into three categories: arches, loops, and whorls ridgepattern
a fingerprint pattern that resembles a bull''s-eye whorl

Fingerprint Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A finger pattern in which the ridge pattern originates from one side of the print and leaves from the other side Arch
A fingerprint pattern that resembles a bull's eye Whorl
center of a loop or whorl Core
A triangular ridge pattern with ridges that go in different directions above and below a triangle Delta
A impression left on any surface that consists of pattern made by ridges on a finger Fingerprint
A point in a finger image where two ridges meet Bifurcation
Division into three branches or parts;A blood vessel or teeth that have three roots Trifurcation
A part of the fingerprint where two ridges are connected by one ridge Bridge
a ridge line that suddenly stops Ridge ending
A chemical reagent used to develop latent fingerprints on porous materials by reacting with amino acids in perspiration Ninhydrin
The small,precise, or trivial details of something Minutiae
Two-Dimensional impressions that are already visible Patent Fingerprints
A form used to record and preserve a person`s fingerprint Ten card
A fingerprint pattern in which the ridge pattern flows inward and returns in the direction of the orgin Loop
a hidden fingerprint made visible through the use of powders or other techniques Latent Fingerprint
The recognizable pattern of the ridges found in the end joints of fingers that form lines on the surface of objects in a fingerprint;Arches,Loop and Whorls Ridge Pattern
the scientific study of the measurements and proportions of the human body Anthropometry
a three dimensional fingerprint made in soft material such as clay,or putty Plastic Fingerprint
An impression left behind by a hand Handprint
to leave a stamp or impress on a surface Imprint

Forensic Science Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

can be taken from a crime scene to identify a suspect based on unique patterns fingerprint
everyone has unique DNA
evidence that someone was elsewhere alibi
being questioned interrogation
place where an offence has been committed crime scene
the killing of one person by another murder
someone who sees an event and reports what happens witness
amount of time spent in prison sentence
objects collected from a crime scene evidence
examination of a dead body autopsy
when a case is discussed in court is it said to have gone to trial
person thought to have committed a crime suspect
person harmed or killed as a result of a another victim
object used to harm someone weapon
type of finger print with repeated circles whorl
we leave fingerprints because our skin produces oil
DNA is found in what part of cells nucleus
everybody's DNA and fingerprint is unique
the unique pattern of our fingerprint is created by many ridges
fingerprints at a crime scene may be lifted with powder or photographed

Forensics Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

is that type of pattern in which ridges enter upon one side, make a rise or a wave in the center and flow or tend to flow out Arch
The central or innermost part: the hard elastic core of a baseball; a rod with a hollow core. Core
The fourth letter of the Greek alphabet. Delta
an impression or mark made on a surface by a person's fingertip, especially as used for identifying individuals from the uniq Fingerprint
are impressions produced by the ridged skin, known as friction ridges, on human fingers, palms, and soles of the feet. Latentfingerprint
the ridges will flow in one side, recurve, (loop. around) touch or pass through an imaginary line drawn from the. delta to the core loop
is defined as: the points of interest in a fingerprint, such as bifurcations (a ridge splitting into two) and ridge endings Minutiae
prints are those fingerprints that are easily spotted without the use of magnesium powders, ultra violet lights or chemicals Patentfingerprint
are three-dimensional impressions and can be made by pressing your fingers in fresh paint, wax, soap, or tar. Plasticfingerprint
A fingerprint is a unique pattern created by the friction ridges on the fingers. ridgepattern
a form used to record and preserve a persons fingerprints. tencard
a pattern of spirals or concentric circles. Whorl
a pattern of spirals or concentric circles. trifurcation
is the point at which a ridge terminates. endingridge
points at which a single ridge splits into two ridges Bifurcation
a synthetic crystalline compound that forms deeply colored products with primary amines and is used in analytical tests Ninhydrin
a colorless solid, soluble in water, formerly used in photography. SilverNitrate
is an excellent way to develop prints on porous and non-porous surfaces such as paper, index cards, magazines, and cardboard. IodineFuming
A technique for visualizing latent fingerprints on nonporous surfaces Cyanoacrylatevapor
integrated automated fingerprint identification system IAFIS
a plant that has flowers and produces seeds enclosed within a carpel. Angiosperm
outer layer of the wall of a pollen grain or spore Exine
s the study of pollen, spores and other acid-resistant microscopic plant bodies, including dinoflagellates, to prove or dispr forensicpalynology
a plant that has seeds unprotected by an ovary or fruit. Gymnosperms include the conifers, cycads, and ginkgo. gymnosperm
the female organs of a flower, comprising the stigma, style, and ovary. Pistil
Transcript of Pollen and Spores. Pollenfingerprint
each of the microscopic particles, typically single cells, of which pollen is composed. pollengrain

Forensic Science Careers Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who is the proffesor of Forensic Medicine at the University of Edinburgh? Sydney Smith
Who is a human rights activist and author? Dr. Porntip Roganasunan
Who is the director of the Forensic Pathology training program at the Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences? Reade Quinton
Who invented the marsh test for detecting arsenic? James Marsh
Who formulated the basic principle of forensic science? Edmond Locard
Who collects and examines evidence present at crime scenes? Crime Scene Invesigator
What is the interaction of the practice or study of psychology and the law? Forensic Psychology
_____________uses a variety of instruments to measure respiratory, sweat gland and cardiovascular responses to questions posed during an oral examination Polygraph Examiner
They collect, test and analyze blood samples to help provide critical evidence of how a crime happened and who committed it DNA Analyst
____________is a forensic specialist who is responsible for collecting and analyzing ballistics-related evidence, which includes firearms and ammunition Ballistics Expert
____________might treat assault victims, investigate crime scenes or provide health care in a correctional facility Forensic Nursing
____________ are scientific tests or techniques used in connection with the detection of crime Criminalistics
___________ is the is the investigation of materials, products, structures or components that fail or do not operate or function as intended, causing personal injury or damage to property Forensic Engineering
____________ is the use of toxicology and other disciplines such as analytical chemistry, pharmacology and clinical chemistry to aid medical or legal investigation of death, poisoning, and drug use Forensic Toxicology
________ is the proper handling, examination and evaluation of dental evidence, which will be then presented in the interest of justice Forensic Dentistry
____________is an activity that records the initial appearance of the crime scene and physical evidence, in order to provide a permanent record for the courts Forensic Photographer
__________involves applying skeletal analysis and techniques in archaeology to solving criminal cases Forensic Anthropology
___________examines the location and shape of blood drops, stains, puddles, and pools Bloodstain Pattern Analyst
__________is pathology that focuses on determining the cause of death by examining a corpse Forensic Pathology
_________is the science of obtaining, processing, and communicating information about the composition and structure of matter Analytical Chemistry

FingerPrints Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A finger pattern in which the ridge pattern originates from one side of the print and leaves the other Arch
A mark left by an object through contact with another Imprint
Center loop and the triangular ridge pattern with ridges that go in different directions above or below Whorl
Mark left by impression is hands Handprint
Center area of a fingerprint Core
3D impressions of fingerprints Plastic Fingerprints
A system of identification of individuals by measuring parts of a body Delta
Scientific study of measurements and proportions of the human body Anthropometry
Impression or mark made on a surface by a person’s fingertip Fingerprints
Recognizeable pattern of ridges found at the end of joints or fingers that form lines on the surface of objects in a fingerprint Ridge Patterns
Point in a fingerprint where a ridge divides to form two ridges Bifurcation
Fingerprints left on a surface by deposits of oil Latent Fingerprints
Divisions between three branches of a blood vessel Trifurcation
Fingerprint pattern with one or more ridges entering from one side, curving then going out the same side Loop
Term used for a fingerprint fracture Bridge
A form used to record and preserve a person’s fingerprints Ten Card
Where ridges end Ridge Ending
Fingerprints that are easily spotted without the use of powders Patent Fingerprint
Used to detect fingerprints Ninhydrin
Combinations of details in the shapes and position ridges in fingerprints that make them unique Minutiae

Casts and Impressions Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Hidden impressions requiring special techniques to be visible Latent Impressions
2-D impressions that are already visible Patent Impressions
3-D Impressions seen in soft materials like soil, blood, and snow Plastic Impressions
Pattern on the bottom of the shoe Sole
A depression in the tire tread pattern Tire Groove
Individual ridge of tread running down the tread area and around the tire Tire Rib
Elevated area on the tread pattern. Tire Ridge
The distance from the center of the tread pattern on the left tire to the center of the tread pattern on the corresponding right tire Track Width
The unique design of a tire's surface Tread Pattern
Measure of how tight a circle can be driven by a vehicle Turning Diameter
Distance from the center of the front axle on a vehicle to the center of the rear axle Wheelbase
Walking patterns of a person Gait
Makes bloody footprints visible and able to be photographed Luminol
Layer of thick gel sandwiched between paper backing and a plastic cover sheet Gel Lifting
3-D impression, such as a shoe print in mud or snow Cast
Casting material used for snow Dental Stone
Ridge of the tire and grooves are counted across the entire tread width from shoulder to shoulder Ribs
Exchange of materials when they come in contact Exchange Principle
Estimates speeds of vehicles SkidtoStop
Someone brakes suddenly and locks the wheels Skid Marks
Produced by damaged tires during or immediately after impact Tire Scrubs
A vehicle travels in a curved path faster than the vehicle can handle and skids side ways Yaw Marks
White part of the tooth that protects the living dentin Enamel
Living tissue protected by enamel Dentin
Shape of a set of tooth varies from person to person Dentition Pattern
There are four in total, one on each side of the inncisors Canine Teeth
Flatter than canines, with ridges on them Premolar