Profiling in Policy and Practice (Offender Profiling Series)

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Analyzing the system of offender profiling, this book takes into consideration the quality and validity of the information on which police base their decisions, assessing the possibilities for detecting deception. The consistencies of a criminal's behaviour are also studied, with a look at the differences between one offender and another. Other questions asked include what form such groups take and the influence they have on trhe criminal's actions, the role of leaders in crimes or the socio-cultural processes of which they are a part. There are also imortant issues about the implications and use of any answers that may emerge from scientific studies of crimes and their investigation.

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David Canter, University of Huddersfield , UK and Laurence Alison, University of Liverpool, UK Laurence Alison, David Canter, Petrus van Duyne, Nigel Fielding, Ray Aldridge-Morris, Joy P. Aked, Anthony J. Sanford, Nichola Smith, Kathleen Cox, David Ormerod.

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'This book is a "must" for aspiring forensic psychologists.' Science and Justice '...contains a number of interesting chapters outlining a diverse range of new areas of investigative psychology.' Forensic Update

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