About Michael W. Streed
Michael W. Streed is a (Ret.) Police Sergeant and award-winning, internationally recognized, Forensic Facial Imaging Expert based in the Los Angeles-Baltimore/Washington DC Metropolitan areas. For the last four decades, he’s combined his extensive law enforcement experience and artistic skills to provide forensic facial imaging services to some of the largest, most diverse, police agencies in the United States, including the Baltimore and Los Angeles Police Departments. In 2011, Michael was selected to become Baltimore Police Department’ s first ever, full-time, I.A.I. Certified Forensic Artist. He was tasked with building their Forensic Facial Imaging Unit from the ‘ground up’. Once established, Michael handled one of the country’s busiest forensic art caseloads. Later, he led the unit to become the first-of-its-kind to be awarded ISO 17020 accreditation.
Michael has extended his influence in the forensic space as President/CEO of SketchCop® Solutions, Inc., a facial identification training and consulting firm that supports his global brand of facial identification products and services, including SketchCop® Facial Composite System Software. He is also the author of two books – SketchCop: Drawing A Line Against Crime (WildBlue Press) and Creating Digital Faces for Law Enforcement (Elsevier/Academic Press) and a popular speaker on the subject of facial identification.
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