rogues gallery

rogues' gallery

noun
a collection of portraits of criminals and suspects maintained by the police for purposes of identification.

Origin:
1855–60

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rogues' gallery
 
n
1.  a collection of photographs of known criminals kept by the police for identification purposes
2.  a group of undesirable people

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