LAPD Scrapbook: Police Crime Laboratory Beats Best Exploits of Sherlock Holmes, March 10, 1946

March 10, 1946, LAPD Crime Lab

March 10, 1946, LAPD Crime Lab

March 10, 1946

Here’s a feature from the LAPD scrapbooks at the city archives on police chemist Ray Pinker and the LAPD crime lab, which in those days was at the old Central Police Station on 1st Street.

Bloodstain pattern analysis in 1946? Yes, the LAPD was doing it.

March 10, 1946, LAPD Crime Lab

March 10, 1946, LAPD Crime Lab

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I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
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