When there is no picture of a “most wanted” or “Missing Persons”, photofit pictures are used. Once drawn by hand, they are now more and more substituted by photomontage.
The personality is created with different modules like head, eyes, nose and mouth. The vague memory of a witness leads to the image of a “concrete” person. Sometimes different combinations of possible looks are attributed to a same person. This new virtual image finds itself soon in thousands of archives and data bases. Anyone can easily have access to those images by internet. To increase security and help track criminals, unknown death (Mr. Smith) or lost and kidnapped people, government asks citizen to help search those people. More…
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