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mug shot

n. a photograph of one’s face taken for police records. (Underworld.) I’m going to have to ask you to come down to the station and go through some mug shots.
See also: mug, shot
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Meeks, now nicknamed Dreamy McHug, has received hundreds of marriage proposal from women after his mug shot became viral in social media.
His monumental piece commissioned specifically for the fair -- a mural depicting mug shots of the New York Police Department's 13 most-wanted criminals -- was deemed too edgy for the family-friendly event and was painted over just before opening day.
Several websites post the copied mug shots and then charge fees as high as $ 1,000 to take down the photographs of those who are innocent or can show that charges were dropped.
The report said that even the payments backbone of the commerce on the Internet is also cutting off mug shot sites including PayPal, American Express, Discover and MasterCard who find the activity 'repugnant' and had urged the merchant bank that handles those accounts to end those relationships.
Thanks to all those who took action, work crew mug shots are no longer posted for any and all to view - and exploit.
Freelance journalist Theodore Karantsalis might have thought that requesting a convicted white-collar felon's mug shots from the U.
The collection, which he describes as "a bit like Andy Warhol on steroids", is an homage to Warhol's groundbreaking 1960s silk screen portraits and sees him take the mug shots of 12 men who have fallen foul of the law, including Al Capone, David Bowie and Steve McQueen, to create a series of prints which provide an historical archive of some of the most notorious personalities of the 20th century.
BUST-UP: The restaurant where the fight started; SMILES: Rock's mug shot
It will be integrated with existing Vermont database systems, adding live scan fingerprints and digital mug shots to the state's current suite of law enforcement identification tools.
Today, rich applications such as IP video surveillance, mug shot and fingerprint scanners, law enforcement data systems, and government agency databases can now be accessed in real-time by agency, field, and headquarters personnel.
Some like it hot - souvenirs, that is - so how about a mug shot of Marilyn's marvellous mug - a decorated cup also at the same price and a lot easier to carry home on the bus.
The newspaper carried the news accompanied by an out-of-date mug shot of a heavier Brummett.
It was the photo the police took of him, only a week before his death, when they arrested him on another charge; as a little act of kindness, they photocopied the mug shot and gave it to her.
If a mug shot of Rodney King had been released to the media, it might have "alerted the world that [he] had been subjected to much more than a routine traffic stop, and that the actions and practices of the arresting officers should be scrutinized," the panel said.
The automated system enables law enforcement and intelligence analysts to quickly compare photographs of suspects against large databases of images, such as mug shot, driver's license, or terrorist watch lists, and make identifications within seconds.