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The Daily Mirror reported on a law enforcement program implemented by the Metropolitan Police Service (aka Scotland Yard) to capture test impressions from suspects' footwear, similar to the routine collection of fingerprints and DNA. This program utilizes technology that rapidly acquires the suspect's footwear and searches it against a database of crime scene footwear impressions. Based on the success of this program, Scotland Yard received a the Home Office grant of £300,000 to expand the scope of this program.