|Given the increase and expansion of the scope of work in the field of forensic evidence and the multiplying of criminal work departments, in 2000 AD, the laboratory was renamed the General Administration of Forensic Evidence||The science of forensic evidence is the response to these crimes, offering ways to detect, prevent, search for the truth, and track criminals|
|This science studies criminal phenomena and their causes as related to the person or the environment surrounding him or her in order to determine the motives leading to crime and to combat it and limit its spread||The ancient Egyptians and Babylonians knew about human anatomy, and the ancient Greeks knew many types of toxins, classifying them as mineral toxins such as arsenic, mercury, and copper in 44 BC|
Among those features: About Man has known crime since the dawn of humankind during the time of Abel and Cain.13
|At that time, it was affiliated with the General Department of Criminal Investigations||Prehistoric man left fingerprints in his drawings and sculptures on walls, rocks, and caves|
|The means and methods of crimes are multiple, including killing, theft, armed robbery and terrorism, thus requiring more sophisticated means of detection||On March 30, 2016, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, may God protect and preserve him, opened the new General Department of Criminal Evidence and Criminology|
The criminal laboratory opened for the Dubai Police in 1982.