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History of Forensic Science 1900-2000

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Timeline small square Henry The United KingdomHome Secretary Office conducted an inquiry into Identification of criminals by measurement and fingerprints
Timeline small square U.S. Army The United States Army start using fingerprints, DC to provide a centralized reference collection of fingerprint cards
Timeline small square Fingerprint card The first official fingerprint card was developed
Timeline small square Palm print identification First palm print identification is made in Nevada.Bloody palm print, found on a letter left at the scene was later identified to Ben Kuhl.
Timeline small square Edmond Locard Edmond Locard suggested that there was 12 matching points as a positive fingerprint identification
Timeline small square FBI J. Edgar Hoover,who been appointed acting director less than two months earlier, quickly formed a Division of identification
Timeline small square Frank Lundquist Frank Lundquist develops the acid phosphatase test for semen
Timeline small square Max Frei-Sulzer Max Frei-Sulzer develops the tape lift method of collecting trace evidence
Timeline small square James Watson and Francis Crick James Watson and Francis Crick published a landmark paper identifying the structure of DNA
Timeline small square R.F. Brokenstein R.F. Brokenstein, Captain of the Indiana state police, invented the Breathalyzer for field sobriety testing
Timeline small square Mocker and Stewart Mocker and Stewart developed skeletal growth stages
Timeline small square AFIS Computer data base of fingerprints was developed, which came to be known as the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS). Present day, there are nearly 70 million cards, or nearly 700 million individual fingerprints entered in AFIS.
Timeline small square (SIR) Alac Jeffreys Alec Jeffreys developed the first DNA profiling test.
Timeline small square DNA evidence Mitochondria DNA evidence is used in court for the first time in the U.S.
Timeline small square NDIS An FBI DNA database,NDIS(National DNA Index System), is put into practice
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