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Sep. 24, 2010

Dream Job: Forensic Artist

by Leslie Taylor

Ever wondered what goes into making a wanted poster based on eyewitness accounts? Science Friday visited the studio of forensic artist Stephen Mancusi, author of The Police Composite Sketch, who worked for the New York Police Department for 27 years, to learn about composite sketching.

About Leslie Taylor

Leslie is the online editor at Workboat.com and NationalFisherman.com. She has a background in oceanography and is passionate about getting non-scientists and young people to realize how cool science can be. She is also Science Friday's former web editor.

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Science Friday.

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