Criminals have long used tattoos as indelible ink on their own bodily rap sheet. And for just as long, police have used tattoos as a way to identify suspects, a distinguishing characteristic to jog a memory or catch the public's eye. But only rarely does body art play a pivotal role as evidence posited as proof of wrongdoing.
The FBI is lauching a national campaign to deter people from pointing lasers at aircraft, a federal violation that presents danger to pilots, passengers, and those on the ground.
NIST reports that results from its 2013 test of facial recognition algorithms show that accuracy has improved up to 30 percent since 2010.
It pays to know your enemy. The UK government has 3D-printed at least one gun to try and understand how much of a threat the technology presents.
A forensic anthropologist will begin chiseling cement that encases body parts, so officials can try to identify the remains discovered in a garage on Detroit’s west side.
Roger Logan’s is one of 90 convictions that the district attorney, Kenneth Thompson, and his office are examining in a massive undertaking that prosecutors, defense lawyers and the incarcerated around the country are watching.
The North Carolina State Crime Laboratory is now the only full service state crime laboratory in the country to hold accreditation from two international independent accreditation agencies.
Money shortfalls recently forced the Mounties to look at paring back some national services such as DNA analysis, fingerprinting operations and criminal intelligence.
Dr. Michael Dobersen has worked some of the biggest — and most heart-wrenching — cases in his 20-year tenure as Arapahoe County, Colorado coroner. But the 65-year-old forensic pathologist, whose last day as coroner is Monday, said it's not always the high-profile murders that stick with him the longest
As criminals go high-tech, Lynchburg, Virginia detectives rely more and more on electronic evidence and the forensic specialists who analyze it.
Police investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann on Monday cordoned off scrubland near the resort where the British girl vanished seven years ago. They were expected to conduct a forensic examination of the area in coming days.
The White House proposed a budget this year that would provide $36 million in funding to help law enforcement officials process the nation's massive backlog of untested rape kits. In a sign of approval, the House of Representatives voted Thursday to add another $5 million in funding for this purpose to its Fiscal Year 2015 appropriations bill.
The first widely distributed 3D-printed gun poses more danger to the shooter than their intended victim, according to tests by Britain’s leading forensics unit dealing with gun crime.
This is not your typical summer break from college: A University of Indianapolis professor and five students will leave for southern Texas soon to spend two weeks digging holes in oppressive heat and humidity, with more than a few snakes and scorpions as company.
ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board, one of the largest multi-discipline accreditation bodies in the world, will now use Qualtrax compliance management software to manage their internal management system.