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FSCT 8304 - Geographic Profiling 2

Forensic Investigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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.

Prerequisite(s)

60% in FSCT 8303

Credits

3.0

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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

FSCT 8304 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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

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