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Florida jail officials considering tattoo database

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Oct 22, 2012

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. –┬áJail officials are considering creating a database of inmate tattoos that could be used to help investigators who are searching for unidentified suspects in area crimes.

Capt. W.F. McClelland told the Daytona Beach News-Journal that the database is in the early planning stages.

McClelland says officials are consulting with county attorneys to set a policy. They’re deciding on issues such as whether to catalog all of an inmate’s tattoos or only the visible ones. And they’re not sure whether to include photographs or simply a written description of the tattoos.

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