Homework on Nine Steps of Interrogation
Would you be a good witness? Try the following activities.
The Cognitive Interview
John Duffy: The Railway Rapist - David Canter's first criminal profile.
David Canter's profile of the Railway Rapist represented the first attempt to use behavioural characteristics to search for a criminal, instead of purely forensic evidence from the crime scene.
Use the information from the above websites, your text book and 'Making a Case' booklet to write a 400 word essay.
Describe and evaluate two different approaches to creating a criminal profile.
(key issues - usefulness, generalisability and reliability. key debates - reductionism vs holism - individual vs situational explanations)