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Geographic Profiling 2 FSCT 8304

Forensic Investigation Course

Course details

This course builds on FSCT 8303 Geographic Profiling 1. This is a computer lab based course that focuses on using geographic profiling techniques applied to actual cases in property crime investigation. Emphasis is on analysis, jeopardy surface, peak geoprofile, scenario and strategy development and final report preparation.




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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Explain geographic profiling techniques for retrospective case analysis.
  • Import crime and suspect data from record management systems or other external databases.
  • Apply RIGEL Analyst Geographic Profiling System for case analysis.
  • Use Linkage analysis creating a profile showing jeopardy surfaces and peak geoprofile area.
  • Conduct scenario creation and prioritization of suspects.
  • Analyse and interpret geoprofile findings.
  • Create a final report and presentation for court purposes.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2004

Related Programs

Geographic Profiling 2 (FSCT 8304) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Forensic Investigation (Forensic Science Option)
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  2. Forensic Investigation (Forensic Science Option)
    Bachelor of Technology Part-time


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