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Unformatted text preview: ed blood stain. dried * Edmond Locard (1877-1966) (1877-1966) “Father of the Crime Lab” s In 1910, he started the 1stt crime lab in an attic of a police station. In With few tools, he quickly became known world-wide to forensic scientists & criminal investigators & eventually founded the Institute of Criminalistics in France. Institute His most important contribution was the “Locard’s Exchange Principle” Exchange Principle Locard’s Exchange Principle “Every Contact Leaves a Trace.” * * * * * * * He believed that every criminal can be connected to a crime by particles carried from the crime scene. from * When a criminal comes in contact with an object or person, a cross-transfer of evidence occurs. J. Edgar Hoover “Father of the FBI” - Director of Federal Bureau of Investigation during the 1930’s “Father FBI * * * Hoover's leadership spanned 48 yrs & 8 presidential administrations. His reign covered Prohibition, the Great Depression, WWII, the Korean War, the Cold War, & covered the Vietnam War. * He organized a national laboratory to offer forensic services to all law enforcement He national all agencies in the U.S. agencies * VERY CONTROVERSIAL * He exceeded & abused his authority with unjustified investigations & illegal wiretaps based on political beliefs rather than suspected criminal activity wiretaps * FBI directors are now limited to 10-year terms FBI...
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