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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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The mug shot above features Francois Bertillon who happens to be the son of the developer of this technique.
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.
The picture, one of several discovered in a police book of 1930s mug shots which were found in a junk shop, was published by Tyne and Wear Archives.
DOJ: nonexistent public interest and a significant stigmatic effect in the public release of a mug shot.
In contrast Elvis Presley's mug shot was staged during a tour of the FBI.
A British man in Wales sent a photo of himself to his local newspaper because he wasn't happy with the mug shot the police sent out, reported Reuters on Monday.
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.
Armed with cameras linked to every mug shot in the nation, law enforcement officers would be more like Robocops, capable of recognizing anyone in a police database.
The start of the summer is the ideal time to announce plans for your Travel Mug Shot Contest.
The newspaper carried the news accompanied by an out-of-date mug shot of a heavier Brummett.