Assignment 1: Assault in the City: Criminal Profiling
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On the basis of the vignette you read, respond to the following:
- Describe the techniques used in criminal profiling and report on the accuracy of offender’s profiles.
- Indicate whether the offender’s description is admissible in court. Your answer should target criminal profiling of serial rapists.
- Discuss the role of forensic hypnosis in helping the victim recall repressed memories.
- Cite research indicating the accuracy of hypnotically refreshed memories and the admissibility of a hypnotically refreshed memory into court.
- Help Dr. Johnson offer the chief alternatives to assist the victim to identify possible suspects.
All written assignments and responses should follow APA rules for attributing sources.
- By Saturday, July 8, 2017, post your responses to this Discussion Area.
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