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FBI - PROFILING
Forensic Psychology Presentation
By – Suraj Dhuriya Submitted to –
B.A. Psychology (hons) Ms. Payal Shrivastava
Sanskriti University, Mathura
Introduction:-
■ FBI profiling, also known as criminal profiling or behavioral analysis, is a technique
used by law enforcement to assist in the investigation of crimes.
■ It involves analyzing crime scene evidence and constructing a psychological and
behavioral profile of the perpetrator.
■ FBI profiling has been used inn many high-profile cases, including the Unabomber, The
D.C. sniper, and The BTK killer.
Stage -1:
Data Assimilation:-
■ The first stage of FBBI profiling involves collecting and organizing all available
information about the crime and the victim.
■ This includes police reports, witness statements, forensic evidence, and any other
relevant information.
■ The profiler will also research similar cases to gain insight into the behavior of similar
offenders.
Stage – 2:
Crime Scene Classification:-
■ The second stage involves classifying the crime scene into one of several categories,
such as organized or disorganized.
■ Organized crime scenes ae typically premeditated and carefully planned, while
disorganized crime scenes are often spontaneous and chaotic.
■ This classification can provide important clues about the offender’s persona;ity and
behavior.
Stage – 3:
Crime Scene Reconstruction:-
■ In the third stage, the profiler will attempt to reconstruct the crime scene and the events
that led to the crime.
■ This can help identify patterns of behavior and provide insight into the offender’s
motivations and thought processes.
■ The profiler will also look for any evidence of staging or manipulation of the crime
scene.
Stage – 4:
Profile Generation:-
■ The fourth stage involves generating a profile of the offender based on the information
gathered in the previous stages.
■ The profile will typically include information about the offender’s personality,
motivations, and likely behavior.
■ The profiler may also provide suggestions for investigative strategies based on the
profile.
Stage – 5:
Statistical Profiling:-
■ In the fifth stage, the profiler will use statistical analysis to compare the characteristics
of the current case to those of known offenders.
■ This can help narrow down the pool of potential suspects and provide additional insights
into the offender’s behavior and personality.
■ Statistical profiling can also be used to predict the likelihood of certain types of crimes
based on the characteristics of the current case.
Stage – 6:
Neurobiological Forensic Testing:-
■ The sixth stage involves using neurobiological forensic testing to identify biological
factors that may contribute to criminal behavior.
■ This can include genetic testing, brain imaging, and other tests.
■ The results of these tests can be used to refine the profile of the offender and provide
additional insights into their behavior.
Stage – 7:
Investigation:-
■ The final stage involves using the information gathered through profiling to assist in the
investigation of the crime.
■ This can include identifying potential suspects, providing guidance on interrogation
strategies, and helping to prioritize leads.
■ FBI profiling is just one tool in the investigative process, but it can be a valuable one in
helping to solve complex cases.
Conclusion:-
■ FBI profiling is a complex and multi-stage process that involves analyzing crime scene
evidence and constructing a psychological and behavioral profile of the perpetrator.
■ It can provide valuable insights into the motivations and behavior of offenders and help
investigators solve complex cases.
■ While not infallible, FBI profiling has been used successfully in many high-profile cases
and continues to be a valuable tool for law enforcement.

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FBI Profiling - Forensic Psychology.pptx

  • 1. FBI - PROFILING Forensic Psychology Presentation By – Suraj Dhuriya Submitted to – B.A. Psychology (hons) Ms. Payal Shrivastava Sanskriti University, Mathura
  • 2. Introduction:- ■ FBI profiling, also known as criminal profiling or behavioral analysis, is a technique used by law enforcement to assist in the investigation of crimes. ■ It involves analyzing crime scene evidence and constructing a psychological and behavioral profile of the perpetrator. ■ FBI profiling has been used inn many high-profile cases, including the Unabomber, The D.C. sniper, and The BTK killer.
  • 3. Stage -1: Data Assimilation:- ■ The first stage of FBBI profiling involves collecting and organizing all available information about the crime and the victim. ■ This includes police reports, witness statements, forensic evidence, and any other relevant information. ■ The profiler will also research similar cases to gain insight into the behavior of similar offenders.
  • 4. Stage – 2: Crime Scene Classification:- ■ The second stage involves classifying the crime scene into one of several categories, such as organized or disorganized. ■ Organized crime scenes ae typically premeditated and carefully planned, while disorganized crime scenes are often spontaneous and chaotic. ■ This classification can provide important clues about the offender’s persona;ity and behavior.
  • 5. Stage – 3: Crime Scene Reconstruction:- ■ In the third stage, the profiler will attempt to reconstruct the crime scene and the events that led to the crime. ■ This can help identify patterns of behavior and provide insight into the offender’s motivations and thought processes. ■ The profiler will also look for any evidence of staging or manipulation of the crime scene.
  • 6. Stage – 4: Profile Generation:- ■ The fourth stage involves generating a profile of the offender based on the information gathered in the previous stages. ■ The profile will typically include information about the offender’s personality, motivations, and likely behavior. ■ The profiler may also provide suggestions for investigative strategies based on the profile.
  • 7. Stage – 5: Statistical Profiling:- ■ In the fifth stage, the profiler will use statistical analysis to compare the characteristics of the current case to those of known offenders. ■ This can help narrow down the pool of potential suspects and provide additional insights into the offender’s behavior and personality. ■ Statistical profiling can also be used to predict the likelihood of certain types of crimes based on the characteristics of the current case.
  • 8. Stage – 6: Neurobiological Forensic Testing:- ■ The sixth stage involves using neurobiological forensic testing to identify biological factors that may contribute to criminal behavior. ■ This can include genetic testing, brain imaging, and other tests. ■ The results of these tests can be used to refine the profile of the offender and provide additional insights into their behavior.
  • 9. Stage – 7: Investigation:- ■ The final stage involves using the information gathered through profiling to assist in the investigation of the crime. ■ This can include identifying potential suspects, providing guidance on interrogation strategies, and helping to prioritize leads. ■ FBI profiling is just one tool in the investigative process, but it can be a valuable one in helping to solve complex cases.
  • 10. Conclusion:- ■ FBI profiling is a complex and multi-stage process that involves analyzing crime scene evidence and constructing a psychological and behavioral profile of the perpetrator. ■ It can provide valuable insights into the motivations and behavior of offenders and help investigators solve complex cases. ■ While not infallible, FBI profiling has been used successfully in many high-profile cases and continues to be a valuable tool for law enforcement.