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Criminal Profiling

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Jessica Steitz

on 3 May 2010

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Transcript of Criminal Profiling

Double click anywhere & add an idea knives bite crime scene criminal profiling they know alot about the human mind listen carefully to what they are told about the case profilers also rely on their computers to search for information on related crimes and information on people who match the profile They are very organized to look at everyhting carefully profilers have to be very observant and study the tiniest detail in the crime scene to find clues to the perp's personality, Profilers pay attention to details. they study crime scene photos, lab reports and other notes. many profilers work for and have been trained by the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) WHO IS A CRIMINAL PROFILER? WHAT THE HECK IS CRIMINAL PROFILING?! It is used to detect and classify the major personality and behavioral characteristics of someone based upon analysis of the crime or crimes the person committed.

BASICALLY, ITS USING EVIDENCE AND SOMEONE'S BEHAVIOR TO SEE WHO COMMITED THE CRIME other police detectives that work locally near the case work with them the FBI travels to places where the crime took places HOW IT WORKS WITH THE FBI- 6. Apprehension-
in about 50% of the cases a suspect is identified. If and when this happens, he/ she is interviewed and compared to the profile. If there is a reasonable suspicion that the suspect could be the perpetrator, than a warrant is issued for their arrest. They then go to trial and the evidence is given. 1. Profiling Inputs-
evidence is collected from the crime scene including photos, physical evidence, investigator notes and reports of witness interviews.
2. Decision Process Models-
The evidence is organized, studied and analyzed to look for patterns that can link to the crime and the unsub 3. Crime Assessment-
criminal profilers attempt to reconstruct the crime scene and put themselves in the shoes of the killer and they use a timeline of events 4. Criminal Profile-
steps 1-3 are combined to create a criminal profile including the intentions, physical qualities, personaltiy and behavior of the perpetrator. 5. Investigation-
the profile that was just made is given to the investigators that work where the crime happened who are helping with this case. if more leads turn up when investigating more, the profile may be changed to fit the unsub. Six Steps of Criminal Profiling psychology-
the scientific study of the human mind criminology- the study of crime, criminals and their behavior. DNA-
a chemical found in almost every cell of your body suspect-
someone thought to be responsible for a crime "PSYCHO" has to do with the mind
and "OLOGY" means "the sutdy of" PERP-
a person who has commiteed a crime.
(short for perpetrator) unsub-
an "uknown subject" MO-
a term for how a criminal opperates homicide-
a murder
SAY WHAT? serial killers a person who murders more than three people over a period of more than thirty days
they usually do this with some type of physcological gratification (unusual behavior or emotion)
the killings are mostly a part of sexual release serial killers often have patterns in their killings such as the time, place, the way its done, and who it is done to. Charles Manson is by far the most famous of all murderers. Charles and his "Family" murdered many people.
6/8/69 Gary Hinman
8/8/69 Steven Earl Parent
8/8/69 Voytek Frykowski
8/8/69 Abigail Folger
8/8/69 Jay Sebring
8/8/69 Sharon Tate
9/8/69 Leno LaBianca
9/8/69 Rosemary LaBianca
25-26/8/69 Shorty Shea Aileen Wuornos-
a prostitute from the age of 14 who murdered 6 men in FLorida and had the death sentence
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