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David P. Tate

David P. Tate

M.S. CLPE, Forensic Science
FNSSI, Forensic Science

120 Life Sciences Complex


    M.S. Forensic Science, University of New Haven

    B.S. Human Biology, University at Albany

    Latent Print Examiner at the Onondaga County Center for Forensic Sciences 2007-Present

    Accredited by the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB-International) and the New York State Commission on Forensic Science

    Courses Taught

    FSC 465/665 - Introduction to Latent Prints

    FSC 440/460 - Advanced Latent Prints


    Certified Latent Print Examiner (CLPE) - International Association for Identification

    New York State Certified Latent Print Examiner 

    Professional Organizations

    International Association for Identification (IAI)

    New York State Division of IAI

    Specialized Training

    Forensic Ridgeology

    Integrity, Character & Ethics in the Forensic Sciences 

    Courtroom Testimony

    Forensic Digital Imaging 

    Analysis of Distortion in Latent Prints

    Advanced Palm Print Comparison Techniques

    Research in Fingerprint Analysis

    Cognitive Factors in Forensic Decision Making

    Automated Biometric Identification Systems

    Statistics, Ridgeology and ACE-V

    Courtroom Experience

    David has testified in both State and Federal courts as an expert in Latent Prints.