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Basic Fingerprint Course


NEW Training Dates:
October 28 - November 01, 2013
EPD Training Room
545 East 222nd Street, Euclid Ohio 44123
0800 - 1700 hours

May 6 - 10, 2013 - Canceled due to limited enrollment

During this 40 hour course, fingerprint expert, Ret. Detective Sgt. Robert Pestak will teach attendees;

  • History of fingerprints

  • The fingerprint classification system

  • Recognition & identification of fingerprint patterns

  • Fingerprint comparison

  • Dusting, lifting, and ink rolling techniques

  • Basic courtroom testimony relating to fingerprints

Ret. Det. Sgt. Pestak is recognized as an expert in fingerprint testimony in United States Federal Court, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court, and Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court.  He has over 1000 hours of fingerprint training including the 120 hour FBI Administrative Latent course.  Mr. Pestak is also a member and past president of Ohio Identification Officers Association as well as an active member of the International Association for Identification.

Students should bring a Fingerprint Magnifier to class.  Class limited to 20 participats.

Cost: $250.00

For more information or to register for this course, contact Sgt. Joel Barron by email or call 216.289.8465.