Police Slang: Basic information (name, address, DOB) on criminals is referred to as pedigree.
When referring to totally unpleasant orunruly criminals, or when the information is unknown or unobtainable, the individual is referred to as a mutt.

Sergeant: Do you have the pedigree on the drunk you arrested?

Patrolman: Naw, he's out of it. He's a mutt.

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