Detective Ian Spencer is an FBI trained forensic artist who assists in criminal investigations by creating composite images of suspects based on his interviews of victims and witnesses.
Forensic Art is any art that aids in the apprehension and conviction of a criminal offender or aids in the identification of a deceased unknown person. The primary use of a Forensic Artist is to create visual information to aid law enforcement in focusing on a suspect's appearance through a witness description.
Detective Spencer has been trained in the following areas of Forensic Art:
Image Modification / Identification
Reconstructive / Postmortem Imaging
Detective Spencer is most often called upon for Composite Imaging. This is the process of generating a visual representation of a face, or other feature, based on a witness/victim's memory.