"The Washing Away of Wrongs" was possibly the first book on forensics.
A French army surgeon, he laid the work for the development of forensic techniques.
Lafarge was accused of poisoning her husband, Orfila examined the body to find hints of arsenic. This marks the first time forensics is used in court.
The use of mug shots began in 1843 but became common by the 1850s.
The system was a detailed series of measurements of the body that were widely used to identify criminals.
Galton described the analysis of fingerprints in his book, a system that we still use today.
Lattes developed a method to discover blood type through dried blood. He used this to prove that a murderer was innocent through the bloodstains on his coat.
Goddard uses microscopes to advance a technique to identify markings on bullets from the gun they came from.
Menzel uses lasers to locate hidden fingerprints.
Jeffreys discovers the existence of unique DNA that can be used like fingerprints to identify a person.