Footprints at Crime Scene: A Forensic Evidence

  • Drishti Miglani
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  • Drishti Miglani

    Student at Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan, India

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Bipedalism is a defining feature of the human lineage. Heinous crime scenes often carry incomplete/broken bloodstained footprint impressions with them. Analysis of footwear characteristics, impressions, and trackways can provide important shred of evidence in a crime scene investigation. We can’t predict anything with broken evidence unless and until we don’t have an accurate footprint impression. Footprints and shoe-print can easily be distinguishable from each other. It becomes a tedious job to differentiate between shoe-print and footprint if it is messed up due to large variation in foot size, shoe size, and shoemaking. Hence, this is an attempt to analyze the structure of footprints and their impressions.




International Journal of Legal Science and Innovation, Volume 3, Issue 4, Page 182 - 191


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