A Review of the FBI's Handling of the Brandon Mayfield Case
(Unclassified and Redacted)

Special Report
March 2006
Office of the Inspector General

List of PDF Files

Full Report - (106MB)

  • Executive Summary (9MB)
  • Chapter 1 - Report Cover, Table of Contents and Introduction (1MB)
  • Chapter 2 - Chronology of Events Related to the Mayfield Case (6MB)
  • Chapter 3 - Background for the OIG's Analysis of Fingerprint Issues Raised by the Mayfield Case (2MB)
  • Chapter 4 - OIG's Assessment of the Causes of the Fingerprint Misidentification (15MB)
  • Chapter 5 - OIG's Assessment of the FBI Laboratory's Responses to the Fingerprint Misidentification (2MB)
  • Chapter 6 - OIG's Analysis of the Investigation, Arrest, and Confinement of Mayfield (4MB)
  • Chapter 7 - Conclusion and Appendices (16MB)