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Forensic Breakthrough

Brian Dalrymple of forensic identification services is the first receipient of the Foster Award presented by the Canadian Identification Society.

Mr.Dalrymple took the honour for modifying photographic procedures on the GHQ laser beam machine to produce a clearer recording of fingerprints on evidence.

Because of his development of narrow-band pass filters, much or all of the light interference involved in using the laser is eliminated.

The award was presented to Brian, who has been a member of the society since 1978, following the submission of is report on the subject by head of forensic identification, Bud Hinds.

His complete manuscript appeard in the October issue of the Journal of Forensic Sciences.


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