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Mob mentality: All four of these men, pictured in 1921, are wearing sharp suits and carrying hats for their mugshot

Walter Smith is listed in the NSW Police Gazette, 24 December 1924, as 'charged with breaking and entering the dwelling-house of Edward Mulligan.'

Mujeres Criminales (New York, 1915-1930)

Convicted of stealing. Eileen O'Connor first appears in police records as a 'missing friend', or missing person. She is eventually arrested for stealing a wallet and is described by police with the odd epithet 'inclined to be weak'. Aged 17. Part of an archive of forensic photography created by the NSW Police between 1912 and 1964.