Chapter 6 Notes

Chapter 6 Notes - Chapter 6 Notes Example of Investigative...

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Chapter 6 Notes Example of Investigative Process Psychological profile is used to identify suspects Police investigates and arrests suspect Police encourage a “confessions” Criminal Profiling General psychological description f most likely type of suspect Belief that psychological characteristics linked to bx patterns Links can be detected by analysis of crime scene Profile may contain info about psychopathology, family history, educations and legal history, habits, and social interests. Mad Bomber of NYC (most famous case) 30 bombings in NY over 8 years Consulted Dr. James Brussel (psychiatrist) Analyzed pictures of bomb scenes and letters Profile: Heavy set, middle-aged, Eastern European, Catholic man who was single and lived with sibling or aunt in Connecticut, would be wearing double breasted suit- buttoned. Arrest of George Metesky (1957) Slavic man living with his two unmarried sisters in Connecticut; Answered door wearing bathrobe.
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course SOP 4842 taught by Professor Reardon during the Spring '08 term at FIU.

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