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a systematic procedure of taking a series of body measurements as a means of distinguishing one from another
undertook the first definitive study of finger prints and developed a methodology of classifying them for filing
devised a procedure for determining the blood group of a dried bloodstain. blood groups or types are now recognized as A, B, AB, and O
wrote the first thesis describing the application of scientific disciplines to the field of criminal investigation
became the founder and director of the Institute of Criminalistics at the University of Lyons which became the leading international center for study and research in forensic science
Locard's Exchange Principle
Locard believed that when a criminal came in contact with an object or person, cross-transfer of evidence occurred
Federal Bureau of Investigation
in 1932, the FBI under direction of J. Edgar Hoover, organized a national laboratory
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