It's worth noting that the Austin Police Department has an interesting sculpture built into their landscape architecture. The home of the department's Forensic Science Division has a fingerprint outside the building, in the grass.
Pretty cool, huh?
The image above is a satellite image from Google Maps. Here are a couple of Google Map street views. It might be kind of fun to drop in (via Google Maps or in person) and check it out for yourself. In case you're interested, the coordinates are 30.259154, -97.699830.
What do you think? Good item to drop into a mystery novel?