Morgue, man with floral tattoo, 1945 © LAPD. Courtesy of Fototeka.
Detail of two bullet holes in car window, 1942 © LAPD. Courtesy of Fototeka.
From Weegee to L.A. Confidential, both real and fiction crime stories have been well established as an object of intrigue. From April 25-27, Fototeka will be exhibiting images from a massive archive of Los Angeles Police Department crime scene and evidence photos, some dating back to 1925, on view for the first time ever as part of Paris Photo Los Angeles.