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footprint

Paediatrics
The inked impression of the plantar surface of an infant’s foot and toes placed on an official document, which may be needed for  supplementary identification as it reflecs the infant’s unique dermatoglyphic pattern.

Vox populi
A popular term for the surface area occupied by a fixed object or piece of equipment.

footprint

An impression of the foot, esp. an ink impression used for identification of infants.
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Det Insp Matt Markham, of Chace Avenue police, said: "The victim even had as shoeprint mark left on his neck where he was stamped on.
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In 2004 the FBI created the Scientific Working Group on Shoeprint and Tire Tread Evidence (SWGTREAD) to serve as a professional forum in which forensic experts in the area of shoeprint and tire tread impression evidence share, discuss, and evaluate methods, techniques, protocols, quality assurance, educational requirements, and research relating to shoeprint and tire tread evidence.
PUB landlord Johnathan Robinson shows the sickening shoeprint scar that may help catch the robbers who attacked him.
Poirier found a partially burned piece of paper with a shoeprint and a drop of blood in the orthodontist's office.
"There was a shoeprint that indicated someone had kicked the door and hit her in the face and there were marks on her neck as if a hand had throttled her.
Impressions in the surface of paper, such as those from indented writing or use of a check writer or dry seal, are also evaluated by Unit examiners, as are shoeprint and tire tread impressions.
Forensic experts in Birmingham are putting together a database of shoeprint styles as part of a pioneering project to help police pinpoint offenders from prints left at crime scenes.
The presentations represented topics that included the latest developments and novel approaches to the analyses of biometrics; bloodstain patterns; digital photography; firearms and toolmarks; fingerprints, shoeprint and tire tread evidence; questioned documents; and trace evidence such as fibers, paint, and tapes.
Part 4 Electronic scanning device to shoot a latent dusty shoeprint / fingerprint / ft of black or white gelatin sheets - 1 pc.
Farrow, 30, of Knightside Gardens, Gateshead, admitted burglary on December 6 last year after a shoeprint he left at the scene linked him to the raid.