Rape is one of the most heinous and underreported crimes against women. However, if women knew about recent technological advances in the war on rape, maybe they would report the crime more often. For example, biting incidents in connection with violent rapes are not rare. Consequently, bite mark evidence should be carefully searched for and uncovered early on in the beginning stages of all violent rape/murder investigations. The present case study analysis of nine serial rapists and murderers reveals and captures these criminals through the modern use of odontology. Modern technology in the form of alternate lighting, the skills of the criminal investigator, odontologist, and pathologist are combined in a team effort to bring these offenders to justice. Thus it is necessary to train law enforcement officers and to educate women to make them more aware of such crucial evidence, since many of these rapists are often repeat offenders.
Gray‐Ray, P., Hensley, C. and Brennan, E. (1997), "Violent rape and bite marks: the use of forensic odontology and ultraviolet lighting", Policing: An International Journal, Vol. 20 No. 2, pp. 223-234. https://doi.org/10.1108/13639519710169108Download as .RIS
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