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Fun Criminal Profiling

‘Pick the Perp' Lets You Guess the Face Behind Each Crime

— May 3, 2009 — Pop Culture
Pick the Perp is a fun website that lets you try to guess the suspect behind a criminal charge based on their mug shot. As you can see from my scores in the gallery above, I’m not very good at criminal profiling.

Pick the Perp is a great time suck because it automatically loads the next series of mug shots after you make your guess. Check out some other unusual innovations that play on mug shots below.
Trend Themes
1. Virtual Criminal Profiling - Using AI and facial recognition, anticipate a geometric profile of suspects from available criminal data.
2. Gamified Judgment - Incorporating gamification to help users understand criminal psychology principles and make ethical business decisions.
3. Augmented Reality Crime-fighting - Integrating AR technology to identify potential suspects or warn the public of suspicious individuals in the area.
Industry Implications
1. Law Enforcement - Implementing algorithmic solutions to predict and prevent criminal activity and develop moral frameworks for AI-based policing tools.
2. Gaming and Entertainment - Developing gamified apps that simulate real-life cases to educate the public on the ethical considerations involved in criminal profiling and promote social responsibility.
3. Augmented Reality Technology - Providing the foundation for innovative crime fighting applications in fields like facial recognition, license plate identification, and mobile AR-enabled digital forensics.
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