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A mug shot or mugshot (an informal term for police photograph or booking photograph) is a photographic portrait of a person from the shoulders up, typically taken after a person is arrested. The original purpose of the mug shot was to allow law enforcement to have a photographic record of an arrested individual to allow for identification by victims, the public and investigators. However, in the United States, entrepreneurs have recently begun to monetize these public records via the mug shot publishing industry.
Photographing of criminals began in the 1840s only a few years after the invention of photography, but it was not until 1888 that French police officer Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process.

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    VIC The police forced me to have a photo

    As somebody owes me money, he framed me by making false accusations of stalking against me to the police. However, I never stalk him at all. Then, the police called me to get interviewed at the police station. When I got the police station, the officer required me to take a photo against height...