The earliest record of application of forensic science
Guilty person would confess under
torture, while God would give an
innocent person the strength to
resist the pain.
devised a test for detecting Arsenic in corpses
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
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
published; 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.