Offender profiling, chapter four, discoveries

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Offender profiling, chapter four, discovery one

DISCOVERY ONE: OFFENFER PROFILING: CHAPTER FOUR.

BIOLOGICAL:

P: offender profiling can make it easier to find the offender.

E: FBI offender profiling. The FBI suggest that by analysing the crime scene, you can gain a valid insight into the kind of person who would commit the crime.

Harrower: it appeared from crime scenes that crimes were either premeditated and planned carefully 'organised' or they were more sudden with little attempt to hide clues - 'disorganised'. Therefore FBI categorise criminals according to this.

This informs us of a valid method of profiling, which has influenced the development of profiling in most contries.

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Offender profiling, chapter four, discovery two

DISCOVERY TWO: OFFENDER PROFILING: CHAPTER FOUR.

p: criminals at in a consistant way over time and in different situations. (criminal consistancy hypothesis)

E: Canter: analysing offending behavour can provide suggestions on how they behave in everyday life. By using sets of data to look at correlations between things like location of offence and the choice of the victim, trends and patterns can be developed. Which can help to

C: This informs us of a very scientific method of offender profiling, which incorporates both enviromental and social psychology.

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Offender profiling, chapter four, discovery two

DISCOVERY TWO: OFFENDER PROFILING: CHAPTER FOUR.

p: criminals at in a consistant way over time and in different situations. (criminal consistancy hypothesis)

E: Canter: analysing offending behavour can provide suggestions on how they behave in everyday life. By using sets of data to look at correlations between things like location of offence and the choice of the victim, trends and patterns can be developed. Which can

C: This informs us of a very scientific method of offender profiling, which incorporates both enviromental and social psychology.

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