Case Assessment Guidebook

Apr 19th, 2015
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Take the role of an investigator conducting behavioral profiling. Prepare a 1,400 word case assessment guidebook that identifies and describes specific components you would use in building a criminal profile for use with a type of or series of crimes for presenting in court. Develop your guidebook in a prioritized order for categories of evidence you will employ in the profile construction. Include your rationale for each category’s inclusion and prioritization.

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Case Assessment GuidebookNameClassDateProfessorCase Assessment Guidebook Developing a criminal psychological profile for series killers is essential to understanding specific characteristics pointing to a particular criminal offender. Through analyzing the crime scene evidence, the victimology or how the victim was killed, and the locations where the bodies are found the criminal profiler can develop significant information on the killer. Criminal psychological profiling is taking information developed about the series of crimes and making deduction based on the evidence that is left behind. In many cases the body of the victims of the serial killer will be found but there will be no witnesses to their crime or the dumping of the body. This requires profilers to pay close attention to the crime scene in order to develop clues to the identity of the serial killer. In order for a murder to be considered serial it must consist of three murders or more. Through the series of murders the criminal profiler can develop more and more information on the criminal offender. For example serial killers can be organized or disorganized. Understanding this fact provides the profiler with important information. Roots of Psychological Profiling Criminal psychological profiling is simply making observations of crime scenes or other evidence in order to develop a psychological profile of the criminal offender. Criminal profiling techniques began to deve

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