the first application that was recorded of forensic science
The person who was guilty would be tortured until they confess, but if the person was innocent god would give them the strength to not feel the pain
he made a test for detecting arsenic in dead people (corpses)
a German named Valentin Ross discovered a precise method for detecting a small amount of arsenic
a Spanish man named Mathieu Orilla who was also called the "father of forensics toxicology" made an article for detecting poisons and the effects they have
the first polarizing microscope was invented
first microscope detecting of sperm
The first use of toxicology used as evidence in a criminal trial
they allowed photographs so they could have a more accurate recording of the crime scene
the first presumptive testing for blood
a french scientist named Alphonse Bertillon introduced anthropometry which is a scientist a system for identifying by their physical appearance which was the second most accurate method of identifying for nearly 2 decades
London was introduced to a serial killer named "jack the ripper"
a criminal investigation by opened up and published by Hans gross which was the first criminal investigator book using forensic science
ABO was discovered by Karl Landsteiner
Walter McCrone which is the "father of modern microscopy"
they replaced anthropometry with fingerprinting
a publisher published an article called "questioned Documents"
a french guy named Edmond Locard made a principle Locard exchange which is when 2 ojects make contact a cross transfer of materials occur which can help the case with connection the suspect to the crime scene
LAPD crime lab was the first in the U.S to open up
Berkeley criminalistics was led by DR.Paul Kirk
Director J,Edgar Hoover opens up the FBI national Laboratory
FBI forensic science research & training center opens