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Criminal profiling : principles and practice

Kocsis, Richard N

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  • Creator Richard N. Kocsis ; foreword by George B. Palermo
  • Format Books
  • Publication Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, [2006] ©2006
  • Physical Details
    • xxi, 273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 1588296393, 9781588296399
  • OCLC ocm68373242

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Preface : The evolution of crime action profiling -- What is criminal profiling? -- Smoke and mirrors : the illusions of accuracy in criminal profiles -- Rhetoric vs reality : investigating the skills and accuracy of criminal profiling -- The components and processes of criminal profiling -- Defining serial violent crime -- Operational interpretation of the CAP models -- Criminal profiling of serial rape offenses -- Criminal profiling of sexual murder offenses -- Criminal profiling of serial arson offenses -- Offense location patterns : geographic profiles -- Procedural considerations and format guidelines -- Fighting fire with fire -- Understanding descriptive and inferential statistics : a beginner's guide -- Variable and coding tables