Crime Scene Investigations: Criminal Profiling: Searching for Suspects, 1st Edition

  • Christine Honders
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1534561730
  • ISBN-13: 9781534561731
  • DDC: 363.25
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released August 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Before police can solve a crime, they need to find their suspects. In especially difficult cases, law enforcement officials use criminal profiling to help catch their perpetrators. The science of criminal profiling combines forensics and psychology to understand the type of person who commits crimes. Through thoroughly-researched text, including informative quotes from experts in the field and statistical fact boxes, readers learn how profilers are able to use evidence to accurately determine an offender's age, motives, and state of mind. They also learn what to do to pursue a career in this field in the future.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction Criminal Profiling—Linking Evidence, Behavior, and Crime.
1: The Art of Criminal Profiling.
2: Crime Scene Analysis.
3: The Victim’s Story.
4: Into the Mind of the Murderer.
5: Yours, Truly Guiltily.
For More Information.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.