Alphonse Bertillon - was a French criminologist and anthropologist who
created the first system of physical measurements, photography, and
record-keeping that police could use to identify recidivist criminals.
Ancient Babylon - fingerprints were used in clay tablets for business
transactions. 1000 - 2000 BC
Anthropometry - the first system of personal identification.
Azizul Haque and Hem Chandra Bose(1897) - Two Indian fingerprint
experts credited with primary development of the Henry System of
fingerprint classification (named after their supervisor,
Edward Richard Henry).
Bertillon System - a system of identification which focuses on the
meticulous measurement and recording of different parts and components
of the human body.
Chiroscopy – It is the examination and thorough study fo the palms of
the human hand as a point indentifying persons.
Core - 1. Approximate center of the pattern
2. It is placed upon or within the innermost sufficient recurve.
Accomplices - Persons who do not act as principals but cooperate in
the execution of the offense by previous and simultaneous acts,
which are not indispensable to the commission of the crime. They act as
mere instruments that perform acts not essential to the perpetration
of the offense.
Act – an overt or external act. Any bodily movement tending to produce
some effect in the external world.
Actus Me Invito Factus Non Est Meus Actus – Any act done by …
How to be a PDEA agent? Recruitment Qualifications
1. Must be a college graduate
2. Must be 21 to 35 years old
3. Must be at least 5'2" for men and 5' for women
4. Must have passed any of the following:
a. Bar Exam
b. Board Exam
c. Civil Service Professional Exam
5. Must be physically fit
6. Must be of good moral character
7. Must be computer literate
For those who are below 5'2" for men or 5' for women may still
apply provided they submit photocopy of height waiver from NCIP.
(National Commission on Indigenous People)