Career and Technical Certified Latent Print Examiner
Latent Print Examiner covers the theory and comparison methodology of fingerprint individualization. The course explores the anatomical concepts underlying the biological uniqueness and persistence of friction ridge skin as well as classification techniques, analysis and comparison methods.
1 or more years in a Career and Technical Education program for criminal justice, security or a similar course
At least 18 years of age
High school diploma or equivalent
NOTE: IFPO does not require individuals to complete any course in order to sit for the certification exam. Any individual who feels he or she has the experience or knowledge and meets the prerequisites may challenge the exam. After applying to take the final assessment, you will be asked to provide proof that you meet the prerequisites for the challenge.
Candidates who successfully pass the certification assessment will hold a valid credential for two years from the date of issue.