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Forensic Timeline

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Brooke Lopez

on 5 September 2014

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1813 A.D- 1879 A.D
3300 B.C - 1447 A.D
1977 A.D-2014 A.D
1880 A.D-
1905 A.D

1910 A.D- 1924 A.D
Brooke Lopez
8th period
1864 A.D: "Odelbrech first advocates the use
of photographing with the identification of criminals and the documentation of evidence and crome scences.
1879 A.D: German pathologist Rudolph Virchow first to study hair and recognize it limitation.
1835 A.D: Henry Goddard first used bullets comparison to catching murder.
700 B.C: Fingerprints found on clay tablets fro business transactions in ancient Babylon.
300 B.C: A Chinese women blamed a fire for the death of her husband. Chinese did tests on pigs and concluded body was dead before the fire burned it.
250 B.C: Erasistratus, a ancient greek physician discovered that his patients pulse rate increases when they are telling lies, therefore the first lie detection test was invented.
1910 A.D:
Edmond Locard created the first police crime laboratory in Lyon.

1920 A.D: Calvin Goddard perfected the comparison microscope for use in bullet comparison.

1924 A.D: August Vollmer implemented the first US crime laboratory.
Forensic Timeline
1813: Mathieu Orfila is considered the father of toxicology after his book.
1880 A.D: Burman uses temperture graphs to determine time of death
1901 A.D: Leone Lttes discovers that blood could be grouped into different catagories.
1904 A.D: George Popp uses geological evidence in a criminal case for the first time.

1905 A.D: Theodore Roosevelt first established the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
1932 A.D: First FBI crime laboratory is created.

1940 A.D: Dental records are compared with teeth from corpses.

1941 A.D: Murrary Hill initiates the study of voiceprint identification.
3300 B.C: Prehistoric cave prints.
1248 A.D: The first recorded application of medicine to help solve crimes.
1447 A.D: The missing teeth of French Duke of
Burgundy are used to identify remains.
1891 A.D: Austrian Hans Gross publishes criminal investigation, first description of
the uses of physical evidence in solving crimes.
1903 A.D: The NY State prison uses fingerprints for the first time in Us for criminal identification.
1915 A.D: International Association fro criminal idetification was organized in Oakland, California.
1945 A.D: Frank Lundquist develops acid phosphate test for semen.
1950 A.D: Max Frei-Sulzer develops the tape lift method of collecting trace evidence.
1953 A.D: James Watson and Francis Crick publish a landmark paper identifying the structure of DNA.
1977 A.D: FBI introduce computerized scans of fingerprints.
1986 A.D: DNA is used for the first time to solve crime
1985 A.D: UK police first uses forensics DNA profiling.
1992 A.D: FBI helps develop the drugfire, an automated imaging system to compare marks left on cartridge cases and shell casings.
1987 A.D: DNA profiling is introduced for the first time in the U.S. criminal court
1998 A.D: An FBI DNA database, NIDIS is put into practice.
2001 A.D: Faster DNA Id's technology speeds DNA profiling time from 6-8 weeks to between 1-2 days.
2007 A.D: Footwear dection system, Britain forensic science service develops online footwear coding and detection system. This helps police identify footwear marks helpful.
2008 A.D: Detection after cleaning. A way to visualize fingerprints even after the print has been removed is developed relating to how fingerprints can corrode metal services.
2011 A.D: Facial sketches match to photos, at Michigan State University develops software that automatically matches hand drawn facial sketches to mug shots stored in database.
2014 A.D: Research have developed
a cutting-edge techinque to identify human
hair quicker than DNA analysis.
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