During a crime scene investigation, many photos are taken, and in some cases, the scene is frozen or even disassembled and reassembled elsewhere for the duration of the legal process. All of this is done to allow the participants to re-examine the site to determine what happened.
This is a case where a static imagery of range and color is exactly what is needed. There is no need for dynamic data collection. It is also a case where the measurements need to be very accurate.