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Meet the 'super-recognisers,' the elite squad of police officers who are paid to never, ever forget a face

Other people's faces get strangely seared into my brain, even those of complete strangers. It's not that I necessarily want to remember them — I just can't seem to help it. It turns out Eliot Porritt, a detective sergeant with London's Metropolitan Police, is looking for people like me. Porritt leads a police task force called the Super Recogniser Unit. Officers in his unit are believed to have an uncanny ability to place a familiar face, a skill that some researchers estimate is present in roughly 1% of the population.
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