Forensic Science<br />
Forensics is the analysis <br />and interpretation of <br />evidence that is a part <br />of a legal investigative<br /> p...
Forensic is from the<br />Latin word forensis<br />meaning used in the<br />court of law. <br />
The first forensic<br />autopsy was<br />performed on Julius<br />Caesar by the Roman<br />physician Antistius in<br />44 ...
In 1836 a Scottish<br />Chemist named James<br />Marshwas the first<br />to use toxicology in a<br />jury trial.<br />
The fingerprinting of<br />criminals in the U.S. began<br />in the New York City Police<br />Department in 1906. Then in<b...
In 1924 August<br />Vollmer implemented<br />the first U.S. police<br />crime laboratory.<br />
Starting in 1977 the FBI<br />introduced the beginnings of<br />its Automated Fingerprint<br />Identification System<br />...
1986 brought about the<br />first use of DNA to solve<br />a crime. DNA was used<br />in England to identify<br />ColinPit...
Credits <br />http://www.forensicdna.com/Timeline020702.pdf<br />www.tech-faq.com/forensic-science.shtml<br />http://libra...
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Forensics

  1. 1. Forensic Science<br />
  2. 2. Forensics is the analysis <br />and interpretation of <br />evidence that is a part <br />of a legal investigative<br /> process. <br />
  3. 3. Forensic is from the<br />Latin word forensis<br />meaning used in the<br />court of law. <br />
  4. 4. The first forensic<br />autopsy was<br />performed on Julius<br />Caesar by the Roman<br />physician Antistius in<br />44 B.C.<br />
  5. 5. In 1836 a Scottish<br />Chemist named James<br />Marshwas the first<br />to use toxicology in a<br />jury trial.<br />
  6. 6. The fingerprinting of<br />criminals in the U.S. began<br />in the New York City Police<br />Department in 1906. Then in<br />1918, Edmond Locard,<br />suggested 12 matching points<br />as a positive fingerprint<br />identification.<br />
  7. 7. In 1924 August<br />Vollmer implemented<br />the first U.S. police<br />crime laboratory.<br />
  8. 8. Starting in 1977 the FBI<br />introduced the beginnings of<br />its Automated Fingerprint<br />Identification System<br />(AFIS) with the first<br />computerized scans of<br />fingerprints.<br />
  9. 9. 1986 brought about the<br />first use of DNA to solve<br />a crime. DNA was used<br />in England to identify<br />ColinPitchfork as the<br />murderer of two young<br />girls. In 1987 DNA<br />profiling was introduced in<br />the United States criminal<br />court system. <br />
  10. 10. Credits <br />http://www.forensicdna.com/Timeline020702.pdf<br />www.tech-faq.com/forensic-science.shtml<br />http://library.thinkquest.org/04oct/00206/index1.htm<br />

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