Marcia Cummings uses art to help solve crime. As the state's only full-time forensic artist, she creates the police sketches that appear in papers and on the TV news.
Reporter Nikki Tundel met up with Cummings to find out what it takes to turn eyewitness descriptions into portraits of criminals.
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