Episode 148 – FBI’s New Approach

FBI's New Approach

FBI’s New Approach

Glenn Langenburg and Eric Ray share exciting and groundbreaking news! The FBI latent print unit has officially moved beyond Approach 1. Their examiners may now utilize the inconclusive decision even when better exemplars are not needed. Hopefully, many other Approach 1 agencies start looking to adapt their procedures and move in this same direction.

Double Loop Podcast with Glenn Langenburg and Eric Ray
Podcast for Latent Print Examiners
Your source for everything about fingerprints
While you’re working on your comparisons, we’ll talk about comparisons

Episode 113 – Madrid Error – Part 3

Madrid Error

Madrid Error

Eric and Glenn complete their series on the Madrid Bombing Fingerprint Error from the FBI. Even more than 10 years after the error was revealed, there are still very interesting things to learn about this error that led to so many changes and improvements in the latent fingerprint comparison field.

Double Loop Podcast with Glenn Langenburg and Eric Ray
Podcast for Latent Print Examiners
Your source for everything about fingerprints
While you’re working on your comparisons, we’ll talk about comparisons

Episode 112 – Madrid Error – Part 2

Madrid Error

Madrid Error

Glenn and Eric continue through the timeline of the Madrid Error or the Brandon Mayfield erroneous fingerprint identification. The guys learn all sorts of new things from the full OIG report that sometimes reveal a new understanding and sometimes contradict the commonly held beliefs of the public and the experts.

Double Loop Podcast with Glenn Langenburg and Eric Ray
Podcast for Latent Print Examiners
Your source for everything about fingerprints
While you’re working on your comparisons, we’ll talk about comparisons

Episode 111 – Madrid Error – Part 1

Madrid Error

Madrid Error

Glenn and Eric begin a 3-part review of the full report from the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) on the Madrid Bombing or Brandon Mayfield error from the FBI. This episode starts with a general overview and begins looking at the timeline, including some common misconceptions and inaccuracies that have been taught in fingerprint training classes.

Double Loop Podcast with Glenn Langenburg and Eric Ray
Podcast for Latent Print Examiners
Your source for everything about fingerprints
While you’re working on your comparisons, we’ll talk about comparisons