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Transcript of Forensic Timeline
3300 B.C - 1447 A.D
1977 A.D-2014 A.D
1910 A.D- 1924 A.D
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.
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.
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.