Images of perpetrators in surveillance video footage are often used as evidence in court. In this study, identification accuracy was compared for forensic experts and untrained persons in facial image comparisons as well as the impact of image quality.
Ricky Ansell is forensic advisor at NFC´s biology unit. He also holds a position as associate professor in genetics at Linköping university in Sweden.
Birgitta Rasmusson is research director at NFC and adjunct professor in PCR-based diagnostics at Lund University.
Anders Nordgaard is forensic specialist at NFC and reader and associate professor in statistics at Linköping University in Sweden.
Weine Drotz is forensic advisor and senior reporting officer at NFC.
Johannes Hedman is specialist of molecular biology at NFC and researcher at the Division of Applied Microbiology, Lund University. His research is aimed at improving the analysis of impure biological crime scene samples with low levels of DNA.
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