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Theory[ edit ] Psychological profiling is described as a method of suspect identification which seeks to identify a person's mental, emotional, and personality characteristics based on things done or left at the crime scene. McCrary, "the basic premise is that behavior reflects personality.
Behavior consistency is the use of linkage analysis in order to find similar cases that have little evidence and link them to one offender because of the similarities that are present.
Homology is the idea that similar crimes are committed by similar offenders that possess similar characteristics: Descriptive profiling of a perpetrator is a type of ex-post profiling, and can be used to prevent a serial killer from striking again.
The BAU "assists law enforcement agencies by their review and assessment of a criminal act, by interpreting the offender's behavior during the crime and the interactions between the offender and the victim during the commission of the crime and as expressed in the crime scene.
One practitioner, Turco, believed that all violent crimes were a result of the mother-child struggle where female victims represent the offender's mother.
This is also recognized as the psychodynamic approach. Another practitioner, Copson, outlined some principles for profiling which include being custom made, interactive and reflexive.
By following these principles, the profile should include advice that is unique and not from a stereotype, should be easy to understand for all levels of intelligence, and all elements in the profile should influence one another.
According to this approach, elements of the profile are developed by comparing the results of the analysis to those of previously caught offenders.
Labuschagne defines linkage analysis as "a form of behavioral analysis that is used to determine the possibility of a series of crimes as having been committed by one offender. An offender's modus operandi is the habits or tendencies during the killing of the victim.
An offender's signature is the unique similarities in each of the kills. Mainly, linkage analysis is used when physical evidence, such as DNAcannot be collected.
Labuschagne states that in gathering and incorporating these aspects of the offender's crime pattern, investigators must engage in five assessment procedures:Offender profiling, also known as criminal profiling, is an investigative tool used by law enforcement agencies to identify likely suspects and has been used by investigators to link cases that may have been committed by the same perpetrator.
Multiple crimes may be linked to a specific offender and the profile may be used to predict the identified offender's future actions.
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