Identity theft, criminal investigations of the dead or missing, mass disasters both by natural causes and by criminal intent � with this as our day to day reality, the establishment and verification of human identity has never been more important or more prominent in our society. Maintaining and protecting the integrity of out identity has reached

chapter 1|24 pages


chapter 3|16 pages


chapter 4|12 pages


chapter 5|12 pages

Physical Appearance

chapter 6|14 pages

Soft Tissue Pathology

chapter 7|14 pages

Soft Tissue Trauma

chapter 8|20 pages

Surgical Intervention

chapter 9|28 pages

Hair and Nail

chapter 10|22 pages


chapter 11|22 pages


chapter 12|8 pages


chapter |2 pages

Section 5. Facial Identification

chapter 13|26 pages

Facial Anthropology and Reconstruction

chapter 14|14 pages

Facial Recognition and Imagery Analysis

chapter 15|16 pages

Identifying Persons by Their Iris Patterns

chapter 16|12 pages


chapter 17|18 pages

The Foot

chapter 18|22 pages

Footwear Marks

chapter 19|20 pages


chapter 20|14 pages

Personal Effects

chapter 21|22 pages

Body Modification

chapter 22|10 pages

Identity Fraud and Theft

ByNatasha Semmens

chapter 23|10 pages

Biometric Identity Cards

ByTim Thompson

chapter 24|20 pages

Missing Persons in the United Kingdom

ByTeri Blythe Sophie Woodforde

chapter 25|12 pages

Crimes against Humanity and Other War Crimes

ByHelena Ranta Kari T. Takamaa

chapter 26|14 pages

The Rolex Murder, Southwest England

ByPhilip Sincock

chapter 27|12 pages

The “Adam” Case, London

ByWill O’Reilly

chapter 28|16 pages

The World Trade Center — September 11, 2001

ByGaille MacKinnon Amy Z. Mundorff