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Years ago it was much more common for individuals to be convicted of crimes they didn’t commit, or no perpetrator to be caught at all. Now, we have a wide range of forensic processes that focus on catching the right criminals as quickly as possible. I can’t even imagine what it must have been like all of those years ago before science played a role in crime stopping.
Forensics have come a long way throughout the history of crime solving and criminal trials. Just how much do you know about the history of forensics? How long have experts been solving crime with our current day methods? And where did they come up with these ideas to start with?
Let’s take a look back at the history books and see where it all began.
Which of the following forensic methods do you think was used first in an official manner?
A. Autopsies used to determine cause of death
B. Dental analysis and bite patterns used to identify a victim
C. Fingerprinting used as evidence in a crime
D. Footwear evidence used to identify the perpetrator
E. Handwriting Analysis