Assignment Overview
This Case Assignment covers the definition and use of criminal profiling, as well as the different approaches to profiling.
Case Assignment
After going over your Background readings and viewing the short video, write a 3- to 4-page paper in which you respond to the following:
How can “criminal profiling” be defined, and how is it used by law enforcement?
Choose one of the following approaches to profiling below and elaborate. For example, if you choose the first bullet point: What are the steps of Criminal Investigative Analysis? You may use an example of a particular case.
Criminal Investigative Analysis
Investigative Psychology
Diagnostic evaluation
Crime Action Profiling
Assignment Expectations
Stay focused and answer the assignment questions directly.
Use reliable and credible sources as your references. Articles published in professional journals/magazines are preferred. If you use the internet to find articles, make sure the sources are credible. No Wikipedia, encyclopedias, or other questionable sources.
Reference your sources of information with both a bibliography and in-text citations.

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