This checkoff list could be used by a scribe to keep track of which Scouts have earned which merit badges or could be used by an individual Scout.
Fingerprinting Merit Badge
In earning the Fingerprinting merit badge, Scouts will learn about and use an important technique that is used by law enforcement officers, along with other materials like matching dental records and DNA sampling, to help identify amnesia victims, missing persons, abducted children, and others.
A reader asks about how old a Scout should be to work on a merit badge. The Guide to Advancement provides some answers.
The Fingerprinting merit badge is a pretty easy and fun badge for Boy Scouts to earn. It might be of special interest to Scouts who are considering a career in law enforcement.