Guilty until proven innocent
God would give strength to those who were innocent
devised a test for detecting arsenic in corpses
allowed ME's to determine Cause of Death
discovered more precise
method for detecting small amounts of Arsenic
aka 'Father of Forensic
Toxicology' published article on detection of poisons and
allowed more accurate recording
a system for identifying people by their physical appearance
The most inluential ictional character created
by author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; his inluence
can be compared to that of the modern CSI shows
serial killer in London
published the 1st book of criminal investigation using
'Father of Modern Microscopy'
Discovered ABO blood typing
Case of misidentiication of two men whose
Bertillon's measurements were nearly identical.
It led to the end of Anthropometry.
Edmond Locard: When 2 objects come into contact with each other, a cross‑
transfer of materials occurs that can connect a criminal
suspect to the victim or the crime scene. Locard also started
the first known police crime lab.
led by Dr. Paul Kirk
opens under Director J. Edgar Hoover