Int to Crim Invest An-Profilin
Course code: CJ200-01 | CRN: 42700 | Credits: 3 | Seats: 11 / 24
This course runs from August 25, 2014 to December 16, 2014
This course is designed to introduce the concept of identifying trends and characteristics of the criminal activity of repeat or serial offenders and the use of this information to predict when and where these offenders are likely to strike next. This course also identifies the behavioral and personal characteristics of serial offenders and examines the methodologies and techniques of profile construction and analysis as well as the ethics and norms of the field. The course will focus on select types of violent crimes, including homicide and sexual assaults, and on those persons who commit these types of crimes.
Instructor: Monica Hack Polkosnik