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Handwriting Forensic Investigation Method

Handwriting Forensic Investigation consists in the comparison of two or more documents in order to determine whether the same person wrote them or not. How experts can accomplish this task? Analysts check the style characteristics, composed from the writing system learned, and individual characteristics, or personal features which don’t correspond to any group. The latter are the more important part in forensic investigation. A known document written by an identified criminal is called the “exemplar” or “standard”, and it should have as much letter combinations or words as the questioned writing. The more samples available of both types are found,...

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Identifying The Criminal Using Handwriting Forensic Investigation

The stages to discover a criminal consist on determining and recording the constituting facts and circumstances of the crime; identifying the criminal and his accomplices if any; obtain, preserving and checking the evidences; providing proofs. Handwriting Forensic Investigation is a critical part in the entire process. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) develops and maintains databases which contain reference files for handwriting analysts to compare with some questionable documents. The investigators determine the patterns in writing proofs in order to check whether two or more different documents were written with the same pattern, and then identify the alleged perpetrator. When...

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Handwriting Forensic Investigation

Jack the Ripper and The Killer Clown are two famous examples of serial murderers that moved masses of polices and investigators in order to find them. The first one typically murdered prostitutes in slums of London in 1888. His victims typically presented the removal of internal organs, which suggest his knowledge in surgery. The Killer Clown was convicted of assault and murder of around 33 teenage boys and young men, between 1972 and 1978 in Chicago. Unfortunately, they made history in this way, and nowadays, these cases are studied in criminology universities around the world. One of the first applications...

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