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identification parade

a group of persons including one suspected of having committed a crime assembled for the purpose of discovering whether a witness can identify the suspect. It is now usual in most jurisdictions for the witness to view the suspects through a one-way mirror so that the suspect does not see the witness.
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The police are making arrangements to interview the suspect in the presence of an attorney and will conduct identification parades in the next few days.
VOLUNTEERS are needed for two identification parades at Bridgend Police Station.
MORE than 100 people responded to a plea for volunteers to help build up a stock of images for video identification parades.
A MERSEYSIDE man who was twice picked out on identification parades as an armed robber was innocent.
THE jury in the Jill Dando murder trial yesterday asked to review videoed identification parades featuring suspect Barry George and tapes of his police interviews.
They will also get an inside look at mock crime scenes, identification parades and play police-related games.
POLICE will be in Coventry city centre tomorrow and on Saturday measuring up volunteers for video identification parades.
After his arrest Robothan denied the offences, but he was picked out at a number of identification parades.
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