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2. What is the third of the four stages in creating an offender profile?

  • Crime reconstruction
  • Comparative case analysis
  • Criminal career

3. What is the first of four key assumptions of geographical profiling?

  • Locatedness
  • Forensic awareness
  • Crime reconstruction

4. What percentage of criminals who Lombroso studied had atavistic features?

  • 40%
  • 25%
  • 60%
  • 72%

5. What is the basic method of the bottom up approach?

  • Profilers work up from evidence collected from the crime scene to develop hypotheses about the likely characteristics, motivations and social background of the offender
  • Profilers have a pre-established topology which they then use to assign offenders to one of two categories


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