SketchCop EDU Software

Composites for the Classroom

SketchCop® Facial Composite System EDU software is the classroom version of our popular facial composite software used by law enforcement professionals to create stunningly accurate facial composites.

SketchCop® Facial Composite System EDU software is a valuable instruction tool that’s available to teachers and educators. It's also available to students and members of the general public as an aid to help sharpen their eyewitness skills.

Visual artists and those with a desire to learn about facial anatomy can use the software as a template when learning to draw the human face. Users are provided with with easy-to-follow instructions that provide students with the necessary information to build faces just like a forensic artist.

Criminal justice, forensic science and advanced art program instructors should also consider purchasing Creating Digital Faces for Law Enforcement to use as a course textbook, or instructional aid. The book is filled with information that may be helpful when developing course curriculum. Others may also consider purchasing the text as a valuable guide to use while learning how to create digital composite sketches.

Cost: $199.00 USD

Price includes: SketchCop Facial Composite System EDU Software License, Quick Start Guide and a User's Manual

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Michael W. Streed
Michael W. Streed

(Ret.) Police Sergeant Michael W. Streed is an internationally-recognized forensic facial imaging expert based in Southern California. For 39 years, Michael has blended his rich 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 Los Angeles and Baltimore City Police Departments. As Baltimore Police Department’ s first ever, full-time, Forensic Artist, Michael was tasked with establishing the Forensic Services Division’ s Forensic Facial Imaging Unit. He built the unit from the ‘ground up’ while managing one of the busiest forensic art caseloads in the country. Michael’s efforts were rewarded when his Forensic Facial Imaging Unit was the first-of-its-kind to receive ISO 17020 accreditation.

Michael’ s long and distinguished career as a forensic artist paralleled his law enforcement career. The experience he gained investigating violent crimes, sexual assaults and juvenile crime helped him develop highly-specialized interview skills which Michael adapted for his role as a police sketch artist. His unique perspective on eyewitnesses, coupled with strong communication skills, has made Michael one of Southern California’ s most sought after police sketch artists. Those same skills helped him develop successful police sketches in many high-profile cases such as: The Samantha Runnion murder, the Anthony Martinez murder, the Baton Rouge serial killer, and Orange County’ s (CA) Fortune Teller murder. Now, Michael is ready to pass along his knowledge to the next generation of forensic artists through his SketchCop® Online Academy.