Islamic State In Al-Furat Province Launches Islamic Police Forensics Department

April 4, 2016

On April 2, 2016, the information office for the Islamic State (ISIS) in Al-Furat province, Iraq, published a pictorial report depicting the launch of its “Islamic police forensics department.” The report, which was also posted on the jihadi forum Shumoukh Al-Islam, includes pictures of the equipment used by the department, its investigation of crimes by collecting, identifying, and comparing fingerprints, and more.

Following is a selection of images from the report:

Equipment used by the forensics department

Dusting for fingerprints

Fingerprint analysis using a magnifying glass

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