devised a test for detecting Arsenic in Corpes
Medical advancements allows MEs to dertermine cause of deaths.
Microscopes were invented.
discovered more precise method for detecting small amounts of Arsenic
'Father of Forensic
Toxicology' published article on detection of poisons and
introduced the Bertillon's system (aka Anthropometry)
The 1st book of criminal investigation using
'Father of Modern Microscopy'
Case of misidentiication of two men whose
Bertillon's measurements were nearly identical.
It led to the end of Anthropometry.
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.
by Dr. Paul Kirk