International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering (IJARCSSE)
Face is the prime concern in criminal identification. The face is the people primary focus of attention in social life playing a major role in conveying identity and emotion. There is an abnormal increase in the crime rate and also the number of criminals is increasing, this leads towards a great concern about the security issues. Crime preventions and criminal identification are the primary issues before the police personnel, since property and lives protection are the basic concerns of the police but to combat the crime, the availability of police personnel is limited. Human ability to recognize face is remarkable. The ability to infer intelligence or character from facial appearance is one of the important steps in criminal identification.