Offender Profiling: The Bottom-Up Approach

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The Bottom-Up Approach

The approach is data dirven and is based on theory which automatically makes it more scientific then the Top-Down approach. It has two major parts to this approach Investigative psychology and Geographical profiling.

Investigative Psychology- Uses characteristics of the person (Canter)

  • Interpersonal coherence - Personality is consistent which provideds clues and changes in circumstance…

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