An investigation into the incident in Salisbury drew “super-recognizers”

An investigation into the incident in Salisbury drew “super-recognizers”

Moscow. 28 Aug. INTERFAX.RU — Scotland Yard uses two employees with unique faces in the investigation into the poisoning of ex-GRU Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia, according to TV channel Sky news.


The officers involved in the investigation, are part of the so-called team of “super recognizers” founded at Scotland Yard in 2011. Then the riots in the UK, the police viewed the CCTV footage, and some of them coped with face recognition is much better than their counterparts. A team of recognizers was also involved in investigating the sensational case about murder of the schoolgirl Alice gross in London in 2014 and also helped the German police to identify suspects in the harassment in the last year in Cologne in 2016.