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DRAFTS FOR COMMENT
Guideline for the Articulation of the Decision-Making Process for the
Individualization in Friction Ridge Examination 
Version 1.0
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   1.0 N/A (Draft) N/A (Draft) 4/27/13 N/A (Draft) New Draft for Comment 
1.0 N/A (Draft) N/A (Draft) 11/24/12 N/A (Draft) Original Draft for Comment 
Standard for Consultation (Latent/Tenprint)  Version 1.0
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   1.0 N/A (Draft) N/A (Draft) 4/27/13 N/A (Draft) New Draft for Comment 
Standards for Examining Friction Ridge Impressions and Resulting Conclusions (Latent/Tenprint)  Version 2.1  
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   2.1 N/A (Draft) N/A (Draft) 4/27/13 N/A (Draft) New Draft for Comment 
   2.0 3/13/13 N/A (current) 4/27/13 N/A (current) Current document 
   2.0 N/A (Draft) N/A (Draft) 11/24/12 N/A (Draft) Previous Draft for Comment 
LATENT AND TENPRINT
Model Policy for Friction Ridge Examiner Professional Conduct (Latent & Tenprint) Version 2.0  
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2.0 (current) 11/14/12 N/A (current) 11/24/12 N/A Current version (formatting added)
1.0 12/23/08 11/14/12 ≈ 12/23/08 11/14/12 Previous version
1.0 8/09/01 ≈ 12/23/08 ≈ 8/09/01 ≈ 12/23/08 Previous version: "Guidelines for Professional Conduct"
Standard for Friction Ridge Automation Training (Latent/Tenprint) Version 2.0  
View Version Effective Start Effective End Posted Archived Notes
2.0 (current) 11/14/12 N/A 11/24/12 N/A Current version (added formatting)
1.0 5/8/09 11/14/12 7/27/09 11/14/12 Previous version
1.0 DRAFT N/A N/A ≈ 9/12/08 7/27/09 Previous DRAFT version of the combined Latent / Tenprint document
1.0 DRAFT N/A N/A ≈ 6/11/08 7/27/09 Previous DRAFT version for Tenprint examiners
1.1 8/23/02 5/8/09 ≈ 8/23/02 7/27/09 Previous version
Standard for Friction Ridge Comparison Proficiency Testing Program (Latent/Tenprint) Version 2.0  
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2.0 (current) 11/14/12 N/A 11/24/12 N/A Current version (formatting added)
1.0 5/8/09 11/14/12 7/27/09 11/14/12 Previous version that combines Latent & Tenprint
1.0 DRAFT N/A N/A ≈ 9/12/08 7/27/09 Previous DRAFT version of the document
1.0 9/11/03 5/8/09 ≈ 9/11/03 7/27/09 Previous version of the document
1.0 DRAFT N/A N/A ≈ 2002 9/11/03 Previous DRAFT version
Standard for Friction Ridge Digital Imaging (Latent/Tenprint)  Version 2.0
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   2.0 3/13/13 N/A (current) 4/27/13 N/A (current) Current document 
2.0 N/A (Draft) N/A (Draft) 11/24/12 N/A (Draft) Revised Draft for Comment 
   1.2 N/A (Draft) N/A (Draft) 4/21/12 N/A (Draft) Previous Draft for Comment
1.1 9/14/09 3/13/13 ≈ 12/21/09 3/13/13 Previous version
1.0 12/23/08 9/14/09 ≈ 12/23/08 12/21/09 Previous version
1.0 DRAFT N/A N/A ≈ 9/12/08 ≈ 12/23/08 Previous DRAFT version of the document
1.0 8/8/01 12/23/08 ≈ 8/8/01 ≈ 12/23/08 Previous version of the document
Standard for the Application of Blind Verification of Friction Ridge Examinations (Latent/Tenprint) Version 2.0
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2.0 11/14/12 N/A 11/24/12 N/A Current version (formatting added)
1.0 2/11/11 11/14/12 315/11 11/14/12 Previous version
1.0 N/A (draft) N/A 9/10/10 2/11/11 Original Draft for Comment
Standard for the Review of Testimony of Friction Ridge Examiners (Latent/Tenprint) Version 1.0
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  1.0 9/11/12 N/A 11/24/12 N/A Current version
  1.0 N/A (Draft) N/A 4/29/12 N/A (Draft) New Draft for Comment Document
Standard for the Definition and Measurement of Rates of Errors and Inappropriate Decisions in Friction Ridge Examination (Latent/Tenprint) Version 2.0
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  2.0 11/15/12 N/A 6/23/12 N/A Current version (formatting added)
  1.2 3/5/12 11/15/12 11/24/12 11/15/12 Previous version
  1.1 N/A (draft) N/A 10/26/11 N/A Revised Draft Document
1.0 N/A (draft) N/A 3/15/11 N/A Original Draft document
Standard for the Technical Review of Friction Ridge Examinations (Latent/Tenprint) Version 2.0
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2.0 (current) 11/16/11 N/A 10/26/11 N/A The current version  (formatting added)
1.0 9/13/11 11/16/12 10/26/11 11/16/12 The previous version 
1.0 N/A (draft) N/A 3/15/11 10/15/11 The Original Draft for Comment document
Standard for the Validation and Performance Review of Friction Ridge Impression Development and Examination Techniques (Latent/Tenprint) Version 2.0  
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2.0 11/16/12 N/A 11/24/12 N/A Current version (formatting added)
1.0 8/18/10 11/16/12 10/11/10 11/16/12 Previous version
1.0 N/A - DRAFT N/A 3/10/10 N/A Draft for Comment
1.0 8/8/01 8/18/10 ≈ 7/27/09 10/11/10 Only the document format was updated.  ("Validation of Research and Technology")
1.0 8/8/01 ≈ 7/27/09 ≈ 8/8/01 ≈ 7/27/09 Previous version ("Validation of Research and Technology")
Standards for Examining Friction Ridge Impressions and Resulting Conclusions (Latent/Tenprint)  Version 2.0  
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   2.0 3/13/13 N/A (current) 4/27/13 N/A (current) Current document 
1.0 9/13/11 3/13/13 10/26/11 3/13/13  Previous version 
1.1 N/A (draft) N/A 3/15/11 N/A Revised Document for Comment
1.0 N/A (draft) N/A 9/10/10 N/A To replace the Methodology and Standards for Conclusions documents
1.01 7/28/09 9/13/11 ≈ 7/28/09 10/15/11 Friction Ridge Examination Methodology for Latent Print Examiners. This version contains updates to document format only from the 2002 document.
1 8/22/02 ≈ 7/28/09 ≈ 8/22/02 Unknown Friction Ridge Examination Methodology for Latent Print Examiners.
1.0 9/11/03 N/A ≈ 9/11/03 N/A Standards for Conclusions Document
DRAFT N/A N/A ≈ 2002 ≈ 9/11/03 Previous DRAFT version of the Standards for Conclusions document
Standards for Minimum Qualifications and Training to Competency for Friction Ridge Examiners (Latent/Tenprint) Version 2.0  
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2.0 (Current) 11/16/12 N/A 11/24/12 N/A Current version (formatting applied)
1.0 2/12/10 11/16/12 3/10/10 11/16/12 This is the approved document with the integration of community comments.
1.0 (Revised DRAFT) N/A (Draft for comment) N/A ≈ 9/18/09 3/10/10 This is the Revised DRAFT approved on 9/18/09 of the next version of the document with the integration of community comments.
1.0 (DRAFT) N/A (Draft for comment) N/A ≈ 5/8/09 9/18/09 This was a previous DRAFT version of the document that combines latent print and tenprint into a single document for Friction Ridge examiners.
1.0 (DRAFT) N/A (Draft for comment) N/A ≈ 9/12/08 5/8/09 This was a previous DRAFT version of the document with the title "DRAFT Minimum Qualifications and Training to Competency Standards for Latent Print Examiners", that combined the qualifications and competency documents before it was combined with the tenprint documents.
1.0 (DRAFT) N/A (Draft for comment) N/A ≈ 9/12/08 5/8/09 This was a previous DRAFT version of the document (before it was combined with the latent print document) with the title "DRAFT Minimum Qualifications Standard for Tenprint Examiner Trainees"
1.0 (DRAFT) N/A (Draft for comment) N/A ≈ 9/12/08 5/8/09 This was a previous DRAFT version of the document with the title "DRAFT Standard for Training to Competency for Tenprint Examiners"(before it was combined with the qualifications document or the latent print document)
2.1 8/22/02 2/12/10 ≈ 8/22/02 3/10/10  "Minimum Qualifications for Latent Print Trainees"
2.1 8/22/02 2/12/10 ≈ 8/22/02 3/10/10  "Training to Competency for Latent Print Examiners"
Standard for Reporting Friction Ridge Examinations (Latent/Tenprint) Version 2.0  
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  2.0 9/14/12 N/A 11/24/12 N/A Current version
1.0.1 3/9/12 9/14/12 6/23/12 9/14/12 Previous version 
  1.0 N/A (Draft) N/A 10/27/11 N/A Original Draft document 
Terminology (Latent/Tenprint) Version 4.0
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Terminology 4.0 (Current) 2/11/11 N/A 11/24/12 N/A Current version (formatting updated)
Terminology 3.1 2/11/11 11/16/12 9/4/12 11/16/12 With terms from the Error Rate document
Terminology 3.0 2/11/11 N/A 3/23/11 N/A With minor revisions from the comment period
Terminology 2.2 DRAFT N/A (draft) N/A 9/10/10 3/23/11 A Revised Draft for Comment due to substantive changes from the previous Draft document
Terminology 2.1 DRAFT N/A (draft) N/A 3/10/10 9/10/10 A Draft for Comment of the previous Glossary document
Glossary 2.0 5/8/09 2/11/11 7/28/09 3/23/11 Updates and simplification led to this version from the 1.0 comment period
1.0 Draft for Comment 9/12/08 7/28/09 ≈ 11/30/08 7/28/09 Condensed to only include unique definitions to the friction ridge discipline or terms used by the friction ridge discipline in a non-traditional way
1 9/9/03 ≈ 11/30/08 ≈ 9/9/03 ≈ 11/30/09 Previous versions consolidated into one document
Supplement Draft for Comment N/A - included in Version 1 on 9/9/03 ≈ 9/9/03 Unknown ≈ 9/9/03 This document was only published as a Draft for Comment and was never finalized as a separate glossary supplement.
Anatomy  1.1 9/16/02 ≈ 9/9/03 9/16/02 ≈ 9/9/03  
Automation  1.1 8/22/02 ≈ 9/9/03 ≈ 8/22/02 ≈ 9/9/03  
Classification 1.11 8/21/02 ≈ 9/9/03 ≈ 8/21/02 ≈ 9/9/03  
Classification 1.1 8/21/02 8/21/02 ≈ 8/21/02 ≈ 8/21/02  
Processing 1.0 8/21/02 ≈ 9/9/03 ≈ 8/21/02 ≈ 9/9/03  
Identification 1.1 8/20/02 ≈ 9/9/03 ≈ 8/20/02 ≈ 9/9/03  
LATENT ONLY
Standard for a Quality Assurance Program in Friction Ridge Examinations (Latent//Tenprint) Version 5.0  
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5.0 9/11/12 N/A 11/24/12 N/A Current version
4.1 N/A (Draft) N/A (Draft) ≈ 3/9/12 N/A (Draft) Draft version
4.0 2/10/10 N/A ≈ 2/10/10 N/A Previous version
3.0 9/28/06 N/A ≈ 9/28/06 N/A Previous version
2.11 08/22/02 09/28/06 ≈ 8/22/02 ≈ 9/28/06 Previous version with correction of some minor text wrapping and spacing issues
2.1 08/22/02 09/28/06 ≈ 8/22/02 ≈ 9/28/06 Previous version
Standard for the Documentation of Analysis, Comparison, Evaluation and Verification (ACE-V) (Latent) Version 2.0  
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2.0 (current) 9/11/12 N/A 11/24/12 N/A Current version (formatting updated)
1.2 N/A (Draft) N/A (Draft) 3/10/10 N/A (Draft) Previous DRAFT version
1.1 Revised DRAFT 9/18/09 N/A 10/21/09 N/A Revised DRAFT for Comment - mostly formatting details, added version number
DRAFT 9/18/09 N/A 10/15/09 10/21/09 DRAFT version
1.0 5/8/09 2/12/10 7/27/09 3/10/10 "Standard for the Documentation of ACE-V"
Standard for Simultaneous Impression Examination (Latent) Version 2.0
View Version Effective Start Effective End Posted Archived Notes
2.0 (current) 11/17/12 N/A 12/24/12 N/A Current version
1.0 12/5/08 11/17/12 ≈ 12/5/08 11/17/12 Previous version
1.1 DRAFT N/A N/A ≈ 6/23/08 ≈ 12/5/08 Previous DRAFT version of the document
1.0 DRAFT N/A N/A ≈ 9/21/07 ≈ 6/23/08 Previous DRAFT version of the document
Position Statement: Recommendations for Competency Testing of Noncertified Latent Print Examiners (Latent) Version 4.0
View Version Effective Start Effective End Posted Archived Notes
N/A 11/19/12 N/A 11/24/12 N/A Current version
N/A 10/14/2004 N/A ≈ 10/14/2004 N/A Previous version
TENPRINT DOCUMENTS
Standard for the Documentation of Analysis, Comparison, Evaluation and Verification (ACE-V) in Tenprint Operations (Tenprint) Version 2.0  
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  2.0 9/14/12 N/A 11/24/12 N/A Current version
  1.2 N/A (Draft) N/A (Draft) 4/21/12 N/A (Draft) Draft for Comment document
1.0 N/A (Draft) N/A 10/26/11 4/21/12 Draft for Comment document 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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