Summary : Crime Scene Profiling Essay

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Summary: Chapter 2 - Crime scene profiling was developed in the US by BSU of the FBI in the early 1970’s. Crime scene profiling observes details dealing with behavioral science and demographic characteristics. Profiling is something that most people naturally do but the crime scene profiling was created to help law enforcement view the psychological point of a study. In 1984 the NCAVC, BAU, and ViCap was created. All organizations were created to assist law enforcement investigate cases, such as homicides, serial rape terrorism, gangs, and conflict and crisis management. Also, CARD and CARTs was created to investigate child abductions. This chapter also discusses deductive analysis which is determined by things we already know about the suspect or offender, which is how we can create a sketch of the criminal. Inductive analysis is based off statics or patterns. Things we may think a common to the predator. Ault and Reese articles gives law enforcement an understanding of why they should use psychological views while investigating. Their articles show a lot of important factors to consider such as race, sex, age, employment, and more. Hazelwood and Douglas articles introduce organized nonsocial offender, and disorganized asocial offender. Organized nonsocial offender someone who lives with someone and they would commit crimes far from home. This offender is also highly educated and enjoys watching the news to follow crimes. Disorganized a social offender is someone who…

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