This document provides best practice recommendations for casting of footwear and tire impression evidence by appropriate personnel. Following the recommendations set forth in this document should result in the optimal recovery of impressions. Deviations from this document may/may not preclude examination of recovered impressions. The procedures included in this document may not cover all aspects of unusual or uncommon conditions. This document is not intended as a substitute for training in the detection of footwear and tire track evidence. Completion of a training program and experience in these skills is essential to understanding and applying the principles outlined in this document.
ANSI/ASB Best Practice Recommendation 052