Jaw Relation Simulator

“to help police investigations related to people who have been bitten by other people and who retain marks in their flesh from the experience.”

Chicago Tribune - Apr 1, 1990

     Posted By: Alex - Wed Jun 05, 2019
     Category: Police and Other Law Enforcement | Teeth

Would it not be simpler to photograph the bite mark(s) on the victim and then have the suspect(s) bite on a mold to make comparisons?

agent j
Posted by agent j on 06/05/19 at 08:26 AM
Too bad this wasn't available earlier. It may have solved the case about who bit the dashboard in a new car before it was delivered to my jr. high school geography teacher.
Posted by Virtual in Carnate on 06/05/19 at 11:21 AM
That looks like an overblown notary stamp.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe that matching bite marks of humans on a victim's flesh is now classified as junk science in many jurisdictions. A quick net search brings up a number of journal articles for both sides of the subject, with a majority against. If there is that much division about a subject that could mean the difference between conviction and acquittal, (and the process has been used to convict) I wouldn't trust my life on it.
Posted by KDP on 06/06/19 at 09:14 AM
The New Sears bought up the whole lot. Bob Vila is going to pitch it as your next must-have tool.
Posted by Virtual in Carnate on 06/06/19 at 10:34 AM
Great tool for Inuit whose teeth are too worn out to properly prepare their furs. We only need to add some kind of left-to-right grinding action.
Posted by Yudith on 06/17/19 at 11:36 AM
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