FSCT 8303 - Geographic Profiling 1
Part-time Studies Course
The course introduces the students to the theory, methodology and mathematical concepts in support of geographic profiling. Crime pattern theory, mental maps, crime hunting area concepts and supporting technology are also covered.
Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2017 term.
Tue Nov 14 - Sat Nov 18
Class Meeting Times
Nov 14 - Nov 18
Tue - Sat
08:00 - 17:00
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Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Explain the theoretical foundations, definitions and concepts and principles of geographic profiling.
Apply the crime pattern theory, statistics and mathematic concepts behind geographic profiling to investigative work.
Conduct reconstruction and interpretation of offender's mental map.
Conduct Time/Speed/Distance analysis, and Drive time analysis.
Develop search strategies leading to more effective case analysis.
Plan and complete geographic profile reports.
Assess and adopt emerging technology in geographic profiling.
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2004
Books & Supplies
The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and
stationery. Please visit
bcit.ca/bookstore for more
Books for Fall 2017 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT
online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering
you are considering.
BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore
If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the
BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.
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Geographic Profiling Analysis : Rigel Analyst (Basic)
3 Ring Binder
D. Kim Rossmo
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