Synopses & Reviews
Criminal Profiling, An Introduction to Behavioral Evidence Analysis, Fifth Edition maintains the same core foundation that made previous editions best sellers in the professional and academic community worldwide. Written for 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 toward international perspectives, chapters on psychological autopsies, scene investigation reconstruction, court issues and racial profiling have also been added.
- Outlines the scientific principles and practice standards of BEA-oriented criminal profiling, with an emphasis on applying theory to real cases
- Contains contributions from law enforcement, academia, mental health fields, and forensic science communities
- Includes a complete glossary of terms, along with an instructor website and student companion site