Forensic photography such as mugshots and crime scene photos have been used by law enforcement authorities since the late 1800’s. Not only were crime scene photos used as a way to identify criminals, they are still used today to create an accurate photographic record of crime scenes and evidence collected for criminal investigations. To date, the Australian Justice and Police Museum has the largest, most interesting archive of forensic crime scene photos in the world. These crime scene photos were taken in and around New South Wales, and all over Australia from the early 1920’s to the late 1930’s, and will give you a fresh perspective of the early days in crime scene photography. Death related crimes will take on a different meaning after you view these bone-chilling crime scene photographs.
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