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Introducing Geographical Offender Profiling

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Catalogue Number:  STV038
Producer:  Shortcutstv Ltd
Subject:  Criminal Justice & Law, Psychology, Social Sciences, Sociology
Language:  English
Grade Level:  Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  U.K.
Copyright Year:  2020
Running Time:  9:57


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Geographical offender profiling is now being used by police forces around the world to help focus investigations into a connected series of crimes with no obvious suspect. This film introduces students to the principles and key concepts of geographical profiling - least effort principle, distance decay, crime pattern theory and opportunity spaces - and their application to criminal investigations.

Please Note: Although this is a standalone film, it can be used as an introduction to complement the film "Geographical Profiling Applied: The M25 Rapist".


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