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Criminal Profiling : An Introduction to Behavioral Evidence Analysis - Brent E. Turvey

Criminal Profiling

An Introduction to Behavioral Evidence Analysis


Published: 9th March 2011
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Focused on Behavioral Evidence Analysis (BEA), a method of criminal profiling developed and refined by the author over the past 15 years, the fourth edition of Criminal Profiling maintains the same core foundation that made previous editions best sellers in the professional and academic community worldwide. Written from practicing behavioral analysts and aspiring students alike, this work emphasizes an honest understanding of crime and criminals. Newly updated, mechanisms for the examination and classification of both victim and offender behavior have been improved. In addition to refined approaches towards victimology, crime scene analysis, motivation and case linkage, a chapter on sexual deviance has been added as well.?
With prior edition in wide use as a primary text in criminal justice, law, criminology, and behavioral science programs around the world, Criminal Profiling, Fourth Edition remains essential for students and professionals alike.

  • Outlines the scientific principles and practice standards of BEA-oriented criminal profiling, with an emphasis on applying theory to real cases.
  • Contributing authors from law enforcement, academic, mental health and forensic science communities provide a balance perspective.
  • Complete glossary of key terms Companion Web site includes all appendices from previous volumes and figure collection at http://www.elsevierdirect.com/companions/9780123852434
  • Manual Web site provides an instructor's manual for each chapter, powerpoint slideshows, and case reports from Brent Turvey's work.

SECTION 1 - An Introduction to Criminal Profiling Chapter 1:?? A History of Criminal Profiling Chapter 2:?? Criminal Profiling: Science, Logic, and Cognition Chapter 3:?? Alternative Methods of Criminal Profiling Chapter 4:?? Forensic Psychology, Forensic Psychiatry, and Criminal Profiling: The Mental Health Professional's Contribution to Criminal Profiling Chapter 5:?? An Introduction to Behavioral Evidence Analysis Chapter 6:?? An Introduction to Crime Scene Analysis

SECTION 2 - Forensic Victimology Chapter 7:?? Forensic Victimology Chapter 8:?? Sexual Deviance Chapter 9:?? Sexual Asphyxia Chapter 10:?? False Reports

SECTION 3 - Crime Scene Analysis Chapter 11:?? An Introduction to Crime Reconstruction Chapter 12:?? Crime Scene Characteristics Chapter 13:?? Interpreting Motive Chapter 14:?? Case Linkage Chapter 15:?? Cyberpatterns: Criminal Behavior on the Internet Chapter 16:?? Fire and Explosives: Behavioral Aspects

SECTION 4 - Offender Characteristics Chapter 17:?? Inferring Offender Characteristics Chapter 18:?? Psychopathy and Sadism: Interpreting Psychopathic and Sadistic Behavior in the Crime Scene Chapter 19:?? Sex Crimes Chapter 20:?? Domestic Homicide Chapter 21:?? Mass Murder Chapter 22:?? Serial Cases: Investigating Pattern Crimes Chapter 23:?? Introduction to Terrorism: Understanding and Interviewing Terrorists???????? Appendix:?? Threshold Assessment

SECTION 5 - Professional Issues Chapter 24:?? Ethics and the Criminal Profiler Chapter 25:?? Criminal Profiling on Trial: The Admissibility of Criminal Profiling Evidence

ISBN: 9780123852441
ISBN-10: 0123852447
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 728
Published: 9th March 2011
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Edition Number: 4