History Of Forensics In Police Work

  Forensic science dates back thousands of years.  It is the ability to apply scientific analysis to assist the criminal justice system. The ancient Chinese used fingerprints to identify business documents. One of the first people to advocate the use of fingerprinting for criminal suspects was Sir William Herschel in 1858. Fingerprinting was used in […]

Getting An Education In Criminal Forensics

The educational requirements for someone engaged in the practice of criminal forensics vary greatly depending on the type work an individual performs. Most city, state or federal law enforcement agencies maintain some type of laboratory whether it is a very basic lab which does mainly fingerprint processing or a full service laboratory which processes all […]