a rogues' gallery

a ˌrogues’ ˈgallery

(informal, humorous) a collection of photographs of criminals: Have you seen these photos of the new teachers? What a rogues’ gallery!
See also: gallery
References in classic literature ?
Reader, if you had come to spend the night in the lonely castle of a perfect stranger with a shifty eye and a rogues' gallery smile, and on retiring to your room had found the door kick-proof and the window barred, and if, immediately after your discovery of these phenomena, a white-faced young lady had plunged in upon you and urged you to immediate flight, wouldn't that jar you?
A rogues' gallery of prolific thieves is being used by store bosses to smash shoplifting in a Teesside town.
There has been a rogues' gallery of such characters recently, from the scam artist Nikki Davies in ``Kiss or Kill'' (1997) to O'Connor's period turns as adulterous Emma Bovary and Austenian doormat Fanny Price in, respectively, ``Madame Bovary'' and ``Mansfield Park.
Video explorations of completed buildings are on display here and the office personnel - which now includes language teachers - is represented by a rogues' gallery of mug-shots stretching all along one wall.
A POLICE force posted a rogues' gallery of its 10 most-wanted men on its website yesterday.
A set of volcanic chimneys that scientists pulled up from the ocean floor last summer is yielding a rogues' gallery of microbes, including what may be some of the toughest forms of life ever discovered.
Police have compiled a rogues' gallery of mugshots to help Devon shopkeepers beat the pilfering pensioners.
Spam Arrest's filing tells "the story of a successful Minnesota canned meat vendor, six British comedians, a rogues' gallery of unscrupulous email marketers, and a brave legion of computer programmers determined to defend the public against an onslaught of unwanted email.
It chronicles facets of those times as trivial as a 60s fad for motor scooters in New York or a Rogues' Gallery of notable crooks - or as momentous as the Civil Rights movement in the U.