Tokyo Police take 3D pictures of criminals

 The photo at left shows an image of a man taken with a security camera. The photo at right shows his mug shot taken with a 3-D camera. The angle of the facial image has been adjusted in the middle photo so that it can be compared with the face shown in the photo taken with a security camera. (From Police White Paper)

The photo at left shows an image of a man taken with a security camera. The photo at right shows his mug shot taken with a 3-D camera. The angle of the facial image has been adjusted in the middle photo so that it can be compared with the face shown in the photo taken with a security camera. (From Police White Paper)

 "For the first time in Japan, the Metropolitan Police Department in Tokyo will begin taking 3-D mug shots of all suspects in custody for a database that can be compared with security camera images for improved crime fighting."

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