FINGERPRINTS TRAP “SLUG” PASSERS (Jul, 1937)
That seems like an awful lot of work just to catch someone stealing a free subway ride…
FINGERPRINTS TRAP “SLUG” PASSERS
To trap persons who insert worthless metal slugs in turnstiles, slot machines, and coin telephones, an ultra-violet-ray fingerprinting process has been developed.
Catching Crooks by Radio (May, 1929)
The actress in question with Wellington Belford was the late Ruth Renick. The “poison tongue” gentry refers to gossip columnists.
Catching Crooks by Radio
No longer can a crook in a strange town go unrecognized. Finger print photos, broadcast by radio, identify him across the continent in half hour!
By GEORGE C. HENDERSON
THESE cryptic signs, sent together with a fingerprint photo by the telephotographic process through 2,500 miles of space over mountains and desert in a few minutes’ time, constituted a challenge from the New York police to the San Francisco police to answer one question—’”Who is the man? Who is the owner of the fingerprint?”