Staffed by a forensic artist, CARE is responsible for producing facial composites, aging, restorations and skull reconstructions to aid police investigations.
The Computer Assisted Recovery Enhancement System (CARES) Section utilizes state-of-the-art computer graphics imaging in harmony with a forensic artist, to offer numerous visual enhancement services.
Services provided to members of the Toronto Police include:
- Composites: The witness or victim of a crime will be interviewed by CARES personnel and a computer-generated face will be created. Victims will be required to attend RICI to relate all the facial features of the suspect
- Ageing of missing children and adults
- Restoration of faces on unidentified or unrecognizable deceased persons
- Skull reconstructions
The FIS forensic artist provides these services other police agencies and is currently assisting with The Resolve Initiative of the Ontario Provincial Police and Office of the Chief Coroner to identify previously unidentified human remains.