Forensic science holds the branch of Forensic photography which encompasses documenting both suspected and convicted criminals, and also the crime scenes, victims, and other evidence needed to make a conviction. Although photography was widely acknowledged as the most accurate way to depict and document people and objects,
Paint evidence is found in the majority of hit-and-run cases, and it may provide a link between a victim and the responsible vehicle. Paint evidence may also be present in various other types of crimes, including burglary and homicide cases.
Due to its fragile nature and abundance, glass is one of the major types of trace evidence encountered in crime scenes such as burglaries, car accidents, hit and runs, assaults, drive by shootings and bombings. Trace evidence such as glass
It was more than a hundred years ago that soil evidence was effectively used for criminal investigation. But it was in a fictional literature of Sherlock Holmes series written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. At almost the same time Hans
Hair and fibre are two of the most important resources in Forensic Science and are often responsible for providing valuable clues as to the identity of an assailant or attacker. Hairs, which are composed primarily of the protein keratin, can be
“Wherever he steps, whatever he touches, whatever he leaves, even unconsciously, will serve as silent evidence against him. Not only his fingerprints or his footprints, but his hair, the fibers from his clothes, the glass he breaks, the tool mark
Forensic evidence consists of all the physical objects that can be observed by the ﬁve human senses and analyzed regarding their relevance to the events that occurred at a crime scene. Any physical item can be a source of information
Any type of organism can be identified by examination of DNA sequences unique to that species. Identifying individuals within a species is less precise at this time, although when DNA sequencing technologies progress farther, direct comparison of very large DNA