Offender Profiling. Are we all Crackers?. Offender Profiling. What is a criminal profiler? What do they do? Grissom is a bug specialist in the fictional series, but he also uses psychology. Offender Profiling. The typical profiler seen as
Are we all Crackers?
“quintessential hero … pitted against our new and modern monster, the serial killer” (Oleson 1996)
It’s the new, sexy specialist job in forensic science.
But is its importance overrated?
Profiling proposes that there are also less recognised clues—
Canter went through each case in detail, looking at
and drew up a profile of the likely suspect, including where he was likely to be living.