BACKGROUND

The Advanced Forensic Science Research class at Webster Groves High School (WGHS) in St. Louis, MO collect data and photograph footwear at local Payless ShoeSource and Walmart stores. This information is edited and maintained by students and staff at WGHS as a resource of the law enforcement community.

DATA

Normally, the data is collected twice a year in March and October. Each time, photographs are taken and information is collected on approximately 150 shoes at retailer. WGHS has requested that interested parties send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more information about and/to request access to their online footwear database. WGHS also welcomes search requests if you have an unknown crime scene impression that you'd like the WGHS students to search. They do not claim to be forensic footwear experts, but they enjoy the opportunity to offer their search services to the law enforcement community.

WEBSITE

https://studentswgmail.sharepoint.com/sites/forensics

POINT OF CONTACT

Mebbie Landsness (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
Webster Groves High School
St. Louis, MO