Discover our database of forensic science
Find out more about the key dates in the developement of forensic science
Use your newly acquired knowledge to solve a heinous crime!
Welcome to the fascinating world of forensic science. This site has been developed for anyone with an interest in the different scientific methods used to solve crimes. You will be able to obtain general information and an introduction to the main aspects of forensic science from a database on the subject. You can also explore a Historical Cabinet containing actual evidence gathered from crime scenes throughout this century. Or, test your deductive skills and your forensic knowledge playing our fun interactive game where you must help Detective Wilson and Detective Marlow solve a gruesome murder!
This site is a joint effort between several different partners who collaborated closely in order to offer the most accurate information on the subject of forensic science. These partners include: the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN), the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Carleton University in Ottawa, the Musée de la Civilisation in Québec City, the Musée de la Police de Montréal et de I'Île Bizard, the Laboratoire de sciences judiciaires et de médecine légale in Montreal, the Vancouver Police Centennial Museum as well as the Vancouver Police Department.