Mug Shot! Alphonse Bertillon and Criminal Identification

In the 19th century, Alphonse Bertillon standardized the mug shot and came up with a system of organizing police records; he also conceived a new way of identifying people. Tune in to learn more about the rise -- and fall -- of Bertillon's system.

Topics in this Podcast: forensics, European history, Crime, 19th century, 20th century