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Latent Hit of the Year Award Videos

Latent Hit of the Year Award Videos

The FBI Latent Hit of the Year award was created in response to a request from the local and state law enforcement community for more details on major violent crime cases solved with the assistance of our Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS). The award, which goes to an outstanding latent examiner or officer who worked the case, is presented annually at the International Association for Identification conference. If you are interested in submitting a success story for consideration as a Latent Hit of the Year, contact the FBI Criminal Justice Information Services Division at FBILatentHit@leo.gov. For more information, watch the videos and read the stories below.

Daniel Roberts, Assistant Director, CJIS Overview
General details about the program
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Latent Hit of the Year 2013 2013 Hit of the Year
1999 California murder case solved
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Fingerprint Examiner from 2012 Latent Hit of the Year 2012 Hit of the Year
1978 Nebraska murder case solved
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Fingerprints from 1972 case

2011 Hit of the Year
1969 Texas murder case solved
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Fingerprints from 2010 Latent Hit of the Year 2010 Hit of the Year
1972 San Diego murder case solved
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Fingerprint 2009 Hit of the Year
30-year-old Florida murder case solved
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Fingerprint exam 2008 Hit of the Year
Suspect ID’d in San Diego cold case murder

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1980 fingerprint 2007 Hit of the Year
Justice in 1980 Michigan murder case
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