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Title: MUG FILE PROJECT REPORT NUMBER UHMUG-7 - TRANSCRIPTS OF ARTIST/TECHNICIAN AND WITNESS INTERACTION
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: University of Houston
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 478
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
University of Houston
Houston, TX 77004
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 76-NI-99-012
Publication Number: DATA BASE NO 2; VOLUME 3
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: AS PART OF A COMPREHENSIVE STUDY OF THE PROCESS USED BY WITNESSES TO RECONSTRUCT A SUSPECT'S IMAGE, TAPE RECORDINGS WERE MADE OF CONVERSATIONS BETWEEN WITNESSES AND POLICE ARTISTS OR IDENTI-KIT TECHNICIANS.
Abstract: THE PROJECT WAS PART OF AN ATTEMPT TO DEVELOP A COMPUTERIZED SUSPECT FACIAL IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM. BASICALLY, THE SYSTEM WAS DESIGNED TO ALLOW A COMPUTER-SEARCH FOR MUG FILE PHOTOGRAPHS MATCHING DESCRIPTIONS PROVIDED BY WITNESSES. THIS IS A VERBATIM TRANSCRIPT OF CONVERSATIONS BETWEEN WITNESSES AND THE POLICE ARTISTS OR IDENTI-KIT TECHNICIANS TRYING TO RECONSTRUCT THE FACIAL FEATURES OF SUSPECTS. IT INCLUDES 125 DESCRIPTIONS FOR WHITE MALES, 40 FOR BLACK MALES, AND 40 FOR WHITE FEMALES. FOR RELATED DOCUMENTS, SEE NCJ-47585-47587 AND 47589-47592. (GLR)
Index Term(s): Police artists; Reference materials; Studies; Suspect identification
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