Profiling Violent Crime_Chapter 1 & 3

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Profiling Violent Crime Chapter 1: Psychological Profiling Inductive and Deductive Profiling Inductive The inductive approach to profiling rests with a simple premise, an assumption that if certain crimes committed by different people are similar, then the offenders must also share some type of common personality traits. Their valuable work in human behavior could be ignored, as what happened in the inductive approach is that an assessment of one crime is offered simply from similar crime scenes. Deductive This method is slightly different. From a thorough analysis of the crime scene and the evidence left at that scene, the profiler is able to construct a mental picture of the unknown profilers. The more one knows about the victim, the more one knows about the offender. Thus from this
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Unformatted text preview: perspective the profile is drawn from the physical and nonphysical (love, hate, rage, fear, etc.) evidence. Three Goals of Profiling Goal 1 : To Provide the Criminal Justice System with a Social and Psychological Assessment of the Offender Goal 2 : To Provide the Criminal Justice System with a Psychological Evaluation of Belongings Found in the Possession of the Offender Goal 3 : To Provide Interviewing Suggestions and Strategies Chapter 3: The Rationale for Psychological Profiling The personality does not change whether it is criminal or not. Some of those components are: biological, culture, and environment When these factors are combined it forms a personality Physical & Non-physical evidence create the personality of the perpetrator...
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2011 for the course CRJU 4110 taught by Professor Sandrablount during the Fall '10 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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