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Lineups

  • By: Steven Penrod
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

Nearly everyone is familiar with the standard American lineup: six individuals (the suspect plus five “foils” or fillers), all of whom are shown (often standing in front of a height chart) to the witness, who views the lineup members from behind ...

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