Forensic Pioneers takes a compelling look at the turning points of forensic science, with each episode featuring a unique forensic discipline - DNA testing, Toxicology, Forensic Anthropology, Finger Printing, Offender profiling and Ballistics.
Forensic Firsts: Proving Poison
Forensic toxicology now has an important role in crime investigation, finding new toxins and catching killers.
Forensic Firsts: Forensic Anthropology
Bones can tell us a lot about a person. It revealed the story of one of the most shocking serial killer cases in American history-John Wayne Gacy.
Forensic Firsts: Fingerprints
Less than a century later, a single fingerprint helped to capture one of the world's most notorious serial killers.
Forensic Firsts: DNA Profiling
In the past 25 years, DNA profiling has revolutionized the way police investigate crimes and helped put some of the killers behind bars.