FBI Junior College (Level 1 - Grades 7 & 8)

Offender profiling is a behavioral crime analysis technique that aims to aid investigators and policemen to generate new leads while narrowing down a pool of various suspects, in order to identify the most likely offender.
The format of the module is especially modified for young children in an interactive classroom, allowing young participants to discuss questions with the presenter.

This workshop is strictly available only to students grade 7 & 8.


Day by Day Schedule

Day 1
1.1 What is Offender Profiling? History of offender profiling (FBI Behavioral Unit).
Behavioral evidence: organized vs. disorganized offender.

1.1a Case studies analysis: “Jack a Victorian menace”

Day 2
1.2 Psychological principles of profiling (David Canter and Investigative Psychology Unit/Origins)
Linking crimes-Geographical maps

1.2a Case study analysis: “The railroad offences”

1.3 Are profiles useful? Evaluating a profile
Profiling process & Crime Scene Analysis
Brent Turvey’s DNA and physical hard evidence vs. Behavioral Profiling

Day 4
1.4 Offender profiling requirements. Who is a profiler?
Is he/she a magician or wizard, or a gifted person?
“Hollywood Myth” vs experience and scientific analysis
1.4a Case study analysis

1.5 Behavioral consistency-Behavioral patterns.
Actions or Behaviors. Evolution of Crime Methods & Offender’s Modus Operandi
1.5a Case study analysis

Day 5
1.6 Victimology: who becomes victim? How an offender selects his/her victims?
Case study analysis

Project Description

They practice in team work 3-5 persons, analyzing various crime cases. Investigating and gathering useful data in order to link crimes. And identify who was behind the “Medusa’s Head”. 

Learning Objectives

In this workshop students will learn to protect themselves within modern society and the disguised predators.

Workshop Instructor

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