By Dr. David Averill and Dr. Michael Bowers
Sidestepping the years long controversies of bitemark comparison, police investigators have redirected their approach to answer perpetrator identification. Using the bitemark as a source of salivary DNA, the comparison is accomplished using proven biological methods of DNA profiling. These following cases below illustrate the shift to best practice police methods.
Big Sky man arrested, accused of raping 17-year-old
Zion woman denies Gurnee Mills robbery, attack
Cop impersonator guilty of attempted murder
Man gets 22 years in bike path rape
Burglar helps him/herself to the fridge
Detective Arrested & Charged with 1986 Murder